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UNE ICONE REPUBLICAINE: ROUGET DE LISLE CHANTANT LA MARSEILLAISE PAR ISIDORE PILS, 1849 (A Republican Icon: Rouget de Lisle chantant La Marseillaise by Isidore Pils, 1849). Chantal Georgel and Christian Amalvi. Musee d'Orsay, Paris, 1989. Dossiers du Musee d'Orsay, 28. Published by Editions de la Reunion des musees nationaux, Paris. 64 pp. with 68 ills. 26 x 18 cm. ISBN 2711822478 In French.
This study of the depiction by Pils (1815-1875) of the first performance of the French national anthem describes the adoption of the painting as an emblem of French democracy and illustrates the enormous influence of its imagery on patriotic art throughout the late 19th century.
Artist(s):Pils, Isidore
Indexing: Western, Europe — France — 1800-1900 — Several Media
Plans: 75
Worldwide Number: 052751
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