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The rise of the cult of Rembrandt : reinventing an old master in nineteenth-century France / Alison McQueen. [electronic resource]

Author/Creator:
McQueen Alison, 1969- author.
Publication:
Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, 2003.
Series:
Rembrandt
Rembrandt
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (389 p.)
Subjects:
Art criticism -- France -- History -- 19th century.
Art, French -- 19th century.
Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, 1606-1669 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, 1606-1669 -- Influence.
Language:
English
Summary:
Rembrandt's life and art had an almost mythic resonance in nineteenth-century France with artists, critics, and collectors alike using his artistic persona both as a benchmark and as justification for their own goals. This first in-depth study of the traditional critical reception of Rembrandt reveals the preoccupation with his perceived authenticity.
Contents:
Frontmatter
Table of Contents
Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Chapter 1. Reinventing the Biography, Creating the Myth
Plates
Chapter 2. Politicizing Rembrandt
Chapter 3. Picturing the Myth
Chapter 4. Rembrandt the "Master" Printmaker
Chapter 5. The Rembrandt Strategy
Conclusion
Notes
Appendix
Bibliography
Illustration Acknowledgements
Index
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 355-374) and index.
Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 05 Feb 2021).
ISBN:
1-280-95892-8
9786610958924
90-485-0523-2
1-4237-8517-7
OCLC:
476252145
Publisher Number:
10.1515/9789048505234 doi
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