TITLE

The Musee du Louvre as a Revolutionary Metaphor During the Terror

AUTHOR(S)
McClellan, Andrew L.
PUB. DATE
June 1988
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Jun88, Vol. 70 Issue 2, p300
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines aspects of the formation of a museum, the Mus é e du Louvre in Paris at the height of the French revolution in 1789. Symbolic values it possessed; Description of the paintings in the museum; Political urges that drove revolutionaries to complete the museum.
ACCESSION #
5317945

 

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