TITLE

Imagining the motherland: Puvis de Chavannes, modernism, and the fantasy of France

AUTHOR(S)
Shaw, Jennifer L.
PUB. DATE
December 1997
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Dec97, Vol. 79 Issue 4, p586
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the critical reception of artist Puvis de Chavannes's mural painting `Summer,' in the context of the debates about modernism, nationalism and subjectivity in France. Unique pictorial mode used by Puvis in `Summer'; Impact of Chavannes' `Summer' on the formulations of modernism in the nineteenth century.
ACCESSION #
121815

 

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