TITLE

Watteau's 'Pilgrimage to Cythera' and the Subversive Utopia of the Opera-Ballet

AUTHOR(S)
Cowart, Georgia
PUB. DATE
September 2001
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Sep2001, Vol. 83 Issue 3, p461
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the painting `Pilgrimage to Cythera,' by Antoine Watteau and the subversive utopia of the opera-ballet performed at the Academie Royale de Musique in eighteenth century. Information on the myth of Cythera in the visual arts; Source providing an explanation of ideology represented by Cythera; Significance of the restoration of the ideological and artistic contexts of the painting.
ACCESSION #
5291197

 

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