Naked history: The rhetoric of military painting in postrevolutionary France

Siegfried, Susan Locke
June 1993
Art Bulletin;Jun93, Vol. 75 Issue 2, p235
Academic Journal
Explains how French Revolution artists faced the challenge of representing military history without allegorizing it. Antoine-Jean Gros' `Battle of Nazareth' and `Battle of Marengo' responding to an ideology of war; Transformations in French battle painting raising issue of art acceptability.


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