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Author Schwartz, Emmanuel.

Title The legacy of Homer : four centuries of art from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris / Emmanuel Schwartz ; with contributions by George Steiner and Philippe Sénéchal.

Published New York : Dahesh Museum of Art ; Princeton [N.J.] : Princeton University Art Museum ; New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, [2005]


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 UniM Bail  704.947 SCHW    AVAILABLE
Uniform title Dieux et Mortels. English
Physical description xxi, 337 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 29 cm
Bibliography Translation of: Dieux et Mortels: les thémes homériques dans les collections de l'Ecole nationale supérieure des beaux-arts de Paris.
Notes Catalog of an exhibition which appeared at the Ecole in Paris in fall 2004, and will be on view simultaneously at the Dahesh Museum of Art, New York, and the Princeton Univ. Art Museum in fall 2005.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Greek Paradigm: Homer, Costume, and the Academy 1 -- Reading Homer in France: From Text to Image / Emmanuel Schwartz 3 -- Truth in the Fold: Notes on Drapery in the Ancient Style, 1750-1850 / Philippe Senechal 43 -- A Brief Administrative and Artistic History: Teaching Art in Paris / Emmanuel Schwartz 59 -- Historical Background and the Homeric World 79 -- Gods 95 -- Achilles 113 -- Far From Combat: The Great Scenes 141 -- Philoctetes 159 -- Fall of Troy 169 -- Oresteia 185 -- Voyages of Ulysses 193 -- Ulysses in Ithaca 211 -- Adventures of Telemachus 229 -- Aeneid: From Homer to Virgil 239 -- Previous and Parallel Epic Cycles 255 -- Homer's Laughter 277.
Other author Schwartz, Emmanuel.
Steiner, George.
Sénéchal, Philippe.
École nationale supérieure des beaux-arts (France)
Dahesh Museum of Art.
Princeton University. Art Museum.
Subject Homer. -- Illustrations -- Exhibitions.
École nationale supérieure des beaux-arts (France) -- Exhibitions.
Mythology, Greek, in art -- Exhibitions.
Art -- France -- Paris -- Exhibitions.
Variant Title Four centuries of art from the Ecole National Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris.
ISBN 0300109180