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AU TEMPS DES MERVEILLEUSES: LA SOCIETE PARISIENNE SOUS LE DIRECTOIRE ET LE CONSULAT (In the Time of the Marvelous: Parisian Society under the Directory and the Consulate). Musee Carnavalet, Paris, 2005. Published by Paris-Musees. 256 pp. with 177 ills. (147 col.). 27 x 22 cm. ISBN 2879008778 In French.
Presenting a broad survey of artistic activity in Revolutionary France during the turbulent regimes of the Directory (1795-99) and the Consulate (1799-1804), this catalogue documents some 400 paintings, drawings, prints and decorative objects that include satirical depictions of the excesses of Parisian aristocratic society; portraits of the future empress Josephine and other charismatic women who became emblematic of the period; and furnishings and ceramic pieces reflecting the highly refined Directoire and Consulate styles of French design.
Indexing: Western, Europe — France — 1600-1800, 1800-1900 — Several Media
Plans: 50,77
Worldwide Number: 030242
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