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The Competition for the Prize for the Study of Emotion
The Competition for the Prize for the Study of Emotion, 1763
Jean-Jacques Flipart, French
Etching and engraving
Plate: 9 1/8 x 11 inches (23.2 x 27.9 cm)
Purchased with the W. P. Wilstach Fund, 1958
W1958-1-575
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From Court to Academy: Charles-Nicholas Cochin, Royal Draughtsman and Printmaker
March 20, 1993 - June 27, 1993
This exhibition will examine every major aspect of Charles-Nicolas Cochin's career, from his early work showing the pomp and splendor of the French Rococo style, to his later shift to the Neo-Classic. The drawings compiled and annotated by the artist himself, from which most of the exhibition will be drawn. The 75 works selected will include Cochin's famous depictions of the lavish celebrations and firework displays given by Louis XV, his lively portraits of contemporary artists and intellectuals, and his illustrations for some of the century's most important books.

Curators

Carter Foster
John W. Ittmann

Location

Berman Gallery, Ground Floor

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