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JEAN DE LA FONTAINE. Ed. by Claire Lesage. Bibliotheque nationale de France, Paris, 1995. Published in association with Editions du Seuil, Paris. 240 pp. with 329 ills. (184 col.). 31 x 25 cm. LC 96-130037 ISBN 2020261561 In French.
Illuminating interconnections between La Fontaine's writings and the visual arts, this scholarly catalogue features nearly 20 essays accompanied by fine reproductions of art works that inspired the renowned French poet (1621-1695), portraits of La Fontaine, and scores of prints, drawings and paintings illustrating the Fables and the Contes, including images by Oudry, Boucher, Le Brun, Rigaud, Lancret, Subleyras, Fragonard, Grandville and Chagall.
Indexing: Western, Europe — France — 1600-1800 — Several Media — Books/Illustration/Printing
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Worldwide Number: 025302
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