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The expressive face: manifestations of sensibility in eighteenth-century French art

Walsh, Linda (1996). The expressive face: manifestations of sensibility in eighteenth-century French art. Art History, 19(4) pp. 523–550.

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Abstract

Attempts to explore the way in which one particular aspect of appearance, facial expression, was used by 18th-century French artists to convey the different kinds or modes of feeling which were seen as either fashionable or desirable by their contemporaries. Ideal inner life in 18th-century France; Passion in art; Facial etiquette; Absorptive faces.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 1996 Association of Art Historians
ISSN: 1467-8365
Academic Unit/Department: Arts > Art History
Item ID: 21911
Depositing User: Jean Fone
Date Deposited: 22 Jul 2010 15:44
Last Modified: 26 Jun 2014 08:59
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/21911
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