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OP COPIER, CREER: DE TURNER A PICASSO -- 300 OEUVRES INSPIREES PAR LES MAITRES DU LOUVRE (To Copy, to Create: From Turner to Picasso -- 300 Works Inspired by the Masters in the Louvre). Musee du Louvre, Paris, 1993. Organized in association with and published by Reunion des musees nationaux, Paris. 480 pp. with 1050 ills. (168 col.). 28 x 23 cm. LC 93-189831 ISBN 2711826783 In French.
Featuring 329 drawings, paintings, sculptures and other compositions inspired by works in the Louvre's collection, this substantial catalogue illuminates the significance of copied and interpreted or appropriated images in the oeuvres of major artists of the 19th and 20th centuries, including Ingres, Robert, Manet, Fantin-Latour, Carpeaux, Van Gogh, Cezanne, Matisse, Dali, Giacometti, Duchamp and such contemporary figures as Broodthaers, Dine, Rivers, Rauschenberg and Baselitz. Good reproductions of the featured works accompanied by scholarly commentaries and small illustrations of the pieces on which they were based complement thirteen essays discussing the traditional function of the copied masterpiece, the appeal of specific artists and images to copyists, the extensive use of the Louvre's collection by Delacroix and Degas, and the character of art historical references in modern art.
Indexing: Western, Europe — Several Periods — Several Media
Plans: 01,06,15,19
Worldwide Number: 024070
Paperbound Out of Print / No Longer Available.

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