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LE PAYSAGE ET LA QUESTION DU SUBLIME. Musee de Valence, 1997. Organized by Association Rhone-Alpes des Conservateurs. Published in association with Reunion des musees nationaux, Paris. 256 pp. with 154 ills. (90 col.). 28 x 24 cm. LC 98-126606 ISBN 2711836134 In French.
Examining varied expressions of the concept of the sublime in European landscape painting through a presentation of works drawn from French provincial collections, this catalogue presents six scholarly essays along with fine reproductions and individual discussions of 46 oils produced from the 16th to the 19th century by Ysenbrandt, Coninxloo, Momper, Ruisdael, Rosa, Magnasco, Pannini, Robert, Boudin, Courbet, Dore and more than 30 other artists, the pieces ranging from unpeopled views of awe-inspiring mountains and storm-tossed seas to atmospheric studies of imaginary ruins and spiritually charged narrative tableaux.
Indexing: Western, Europe — 1600-1800, 1800-1900 — Painting
Plans: 01,06,15,19,44
Worldwide Number: 026385
Paperbound $75.00    

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