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THE TRIUMPH OF EROS: ART AND SEDUCTION IN 18TH-CENTURY FRANCE. Somerset House, London, 2006. Organized by Gosudarstvennyi Ermitazh (State Hermitage Museum), St. Petersburg, in association with Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London. Published by Fontanka, London. Distributed in the U.S.A. by Antique Collectors' Club, Easthampton. 144 pp. with 156 ills. (141 col.) 29 x 23 cm. ISBN 095430957X In English.
ISBN-13: 978-0-9543095-7-2. Documents some 100 French prints, paintings, sculptures and decorative objects treating themes of love and eroticism from the collections of the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, including works by such prominent 18th-century painters and sculptors as Boucher, Watteau and Falconet; numerous examples of Sevres porcelain; and more than 40 erotic engravings from a recently discovered collection of prints in the Museum believed to have been assembled in the mid-19th century by Tsar Nicholas I.
Indexing: Western, Europe — France — 1600-1800 — Graphic Arts (Prints), Several Media
Plans: 73,75
Worldwide Number: 067545
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