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LA MORT DE BARA {›Half-title page: De l'evenement au mythe -- Autour du tableau de Jacques-Louis David} (La Mort de Bara: From the Event to the Myth -- Concerning the Painting by Jacques-Louis David). Musee Calvet, Avignon, 1989. 168 pp. with 100 ills. (24 col.). 30 x 23 cm. ISBN 2903044546 In French.
Scholarly catalogue elucidates David's 1794 depiction of a dying youth, which transformed a casualty of the Vendee violence into a glorious martyr of the French Revolution. The origins and impact of the image are extensively appraised in the context of political events and related paintings, prints and sculptures of the period.
Artist(s):David, Jacques-Louis
Indexing: Western, Europe — France — 1600-1800 — Painting
Plans: 75
Worldwide Number: 053036
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