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Author Bailey, Colin B.
Title The loves of the gods : mythological painting from Watteau to David / Colin B. Bailey with the assistance of Carrie A. Hamilton ; introduction by Pierre Rosenberg ; with essays by Philippe Le Leyzour [and others].
Publication Info. New York : Rizzoli ; Fort Worth : Kimbell Art Museum, [1992]
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 12  759.4 B    IN LIBRARY
Description 587 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 32 cm
Note "Published in conjunction with the exhibition The loves of the gods ... held at Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris, 15 October 1991-6 January 1992, Philadelphia Museum of Art, 23 February-26 April 1992; Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, 23 May-2 August 1992"--Title page verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 562-584) and indexes.
Contents In defense of mythological painting / Pierre Rosenberg -- Myth and enlightenment : on mythology in the eighteenth century / Philippe Le Leyzour -- D'un siecle a l'autre : history, mythology, and decoration in early eighteenth-century Paris / Katie Scott -- Boucher's beauties / Donald Posner -- To see or not to see : the myth of Diana and Actaeon in the eighteenth century / Steven Z. Levine -- Catalogue of paintings / Colin B. Bailey.
Local Note NYSL copy previously owned by Shirley Hazzard and Francis Steegmuller.
Subject Mythology, Classical, in art -- Exhibitions.
Painting, French -- 18th century -- Exhibitions.
Genre or Form Exhibition catalogs.
Added Author Hamilton, Carrie A.
Hazzard, Shirley, 1931-2016, donor, former owner. ZNS
Steegmuller, Francis, 1906-1994, donor, former owner. ZNS
Kimbell Art Museum.
Galeries nationales du Grand Palais (France)
Philadelphia Museum of Art.
ISBN 0847815218
0912804262 (pbk.)
9780912804262 (pbk.)