The image of Ganymede in France, 1730-1820: The survival of homoerotic myth

Worley, Michael Preston
December 1994
Art Bulletin;Dec94, Vol. 74 Issue 4, p630
Academic Journal
Examines representations of the myth of Ganymede in French art from 1730 to 1820. Interpretations of the myth; Traditional images; Gillaume II Coustou's marble statue of Ganymede; Pierre Julien's `Ganymede'; Censorship by the Church and officials of the Academie; Sexual orientations of the artist and patrons; French images of Ganymede.


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