L'Affaire Greuze and the Sublime of History Painting

Kahng, Eik
March 2004
Art Bulletin;Mar2004, Vol. 86 Issue 1, p96
Academic Journal
Illustrates the criticism made by art critic Denis Diderot on the painting "Septimius Severus Reproaching His Son Caracalla," by Jean-Baptiste Greuze. Full title of his painting; Description of what is demanded in a history painting; Mark of the pictorial schism between genre and history painting.


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