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L'AIGLE BLANC: STANISLAS AUGUSTE, DERNIER ROI DE POLOGNE -- COLLECTIONNEUR ET MECENE AU SIECLE DES LUMIERES (The White Eagle: Stanislaw II August, Last King of Poland -- Collector and Patron during the Enlightenment). Musee national du chateau de Compiegne, 2011. Organized (in association with Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie, Warsaw) and published by Reunion des Musees Nationaux-Grand Palais, Paris. 160 pp. with 176 ills. (165 col.). 28 x 23 cm. ISBN 9782711858385 In French.
Exploring the role of Poland's last monarch as a connoisseur, collector and important patron of the arts, this catalogue documents a wide-ranging exhibition that assembled some 150 works associated with the reign and royal patronage of King Stanislaw II August (1732-1798), including paintings, prints, drawings and portrait sculptures by such figures as Bellotto, Dou, Fragonard, Houdon, Mengs, Piranesi, Rembrandt, Rubens and Vernet, as well as medals, ceramics, furniture, books, metalwork and firearms.
Indexing: Western, Europe — 1600-1800 — Several Media
Plans: 75,69
Worldwide Number: 075183
Paperbound $62.50    

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