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Author Ribner, Jonathan P.

Title Broken tablets : the cult of the law in French art from David to Delacroix / Jonathan P. Ribner
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, [1993]


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 W'PONDS  700.103 Rib/Btt  AVAILABLE
Description xxiii, 222 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Contents 1. The Revolutionary Cult of Law -- 2. Legislative Imagery under Napoleon -- 3. Legislative Imagery under the Bourbon Restoration -- 4. Law and Disorder under Louis-Philippe -- 5. The Swansong of Legislation: The Palais-Bourbon Library -- 6. The Romantic Moses -- Epilogue: Twilight of the Rights of Man
Analysis France
Visual arts Special subjects Law
Notes Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-207) and index
Notes A digital reproduction is available from E-Editions, a collaboration of the University of California Press and the California Digital Library's eScholarship program
Subject Arts -- Political aspects -- France.
Arts, French -- Political aspects -- France -- 19th century.
Arts, French -- 19th century.
Arts, French.
Arts, Modern -- 19th century -- France.
Law in art.
France -- History -- 19th century.
France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799 -- Art and the revolution.
Genre/Form Art.
LC no. 92023046
ISBN 0520077490
Other Titles Broken tablets