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LA MUSIQUE ET LA PEINTURE, 1600-1900: TROIS SIECLES D'ICONOGRAPHIE MUSICALE -- OEUVRES DES COLLECTIONS PUBLIQUES FRANCAISES (Music and Painting, 1600-1900: Three Centuries of Musical Iconography -- Works from French Public Collections). Musee des Beaux-Arts, Nice, 1991. 186 pp. with 83 ills. (52 col.). 31 x 22 cm. ISBN 2901412408 In French.
Surveys musical imagery in paintings by Oudry, Subleyras, Terbrugghen, Lancret, Bonvin, Cassatt, Vigee-Lebrun and some 50 other artists (among them many lesser-known and anonymous figures), presenting 64 works selected to document music as a theme in mythological and religious compositions; the use of musical instruments as symbols in still-life paintings; and musical references in portraits and genre scenes. Reproductions and individual analyses of the paintings and of twelve period instruments are supplemented by three essays discussing the exhibition's thematic groupings.
Indexing: Western, Europe — 1600-1800 — Painting
Plans: 02,04,19
Worldwide Number: 023236
Paperbound $90.00    

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