Cover: David to Corot in HARDCOVER

David to Corot

French Drawings in the Fogg Art Museum

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HARDCOVER

$237.50 • £190.95 • €214.00

ISBN 9780674193208

Publication Date: 06/01/1996

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320 pages

472 halftones

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The Harvard University Art Museums hold one of the world’s finest collections of early nineteenth-century drawings; the nearly 500 works reproduced in this catalogue include the most significant groups of drawings outside France by the masters of the age—David, Gericault, Ingres, Delacroix, and Prud’hon. Although familiar to scholars, the collection has never been the subject of a comprehensive catalogue, and many of the drawings are published here for the first time.

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