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Author Pressly, William L., 1944-

Title The French Revolution as blasphemy : Johan Zoffany's paintings of the massacre at Paris, August 10, 1792 / William L. Pressly
Published Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, [1999]
©1999
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Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 211 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series California studies in the history of art. Discovery series ; 6
California studies in the history of art. Discovery series ; 6
Contents A checkered career -- The Journée of August 10, 1792 -- A modern Bacchanal: Plundering the King's cellar at Paris -- The furies of Hell: Celebrating over the bodies of the Swiss soldiers -- Thesis and antithesis: an antiheroic art -- Counterrevolutionary propaganda -- Religious transcendence
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-201) and index
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Subject Zoffany, Johann, 1733-1810 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Zoffany, Johann, 1733-1810. Celebrating over the bodies of the Swiss soldiers, August 12, 1792.
Zoffany, Johann, 1733-1810. Plundering the King's cellar at Paris, August 10, 1792.
France -- History -- Insurrection, 1792 -- Art and the insurrection.
Genre/Form Art.
Form Electronic book
Author Zoffany, Johann, 1733-1810.
ISBN 0520920309 (electronic bk.)
0585178380 (electronic bk.)
9780520920309 (electronic bk.)
9780585178387 (electronic bk.)
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