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France in the Golden Age: Seventeenth-Century French Paintings in American Collections

France in the Golden Age: Seventeenth-Century French Paintings in American Collections

Rosenberg, Pierre, and Marc Fumaroli
1982
398 pages
181 illustrations
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Foreword
Hubert Landais, Philippe de Montebello, James N. Wood

Preface
Pierre Rosenberg

Introduction

Des leurres qui persuadent les yeux
Marc Fumaroli

Principal Political and Artistic Events of the Seventeenth Century
Compiled by Claude Lesne

Seventeenth-Century French Paintings
Pierre Rosenberg

I. The French Caravaggesque Painters

II. Georges de La Tour

III. Nicolas Poussin

IV. The Generation of French Painters Who Resided in Italy

V. Painters from Lorraine and Provence

VI. The Le Nain Brothers

VII. The First School of Paris

VIII. Landscape: The Classical Tradition and the Appeal of the North

IX. Portraiture

X. Still Life

XI. Le Brun and Mignard: The End of an Era

Catalogue
Pierre Rosenberg

Inventory of Seventeenth-Century French Paintings in Public Collections in the United States
Pierre Rosenberg

Index of Inventory by City

Paintings Granted to Churches in the United States
Elisabeth Foucart-Walter

Exhibitions

Bibliography

Lenders to the Exhibition

Met Art in Publication

The Fortune-Teller, Georges de La Tour  French, Oil on canvas
probably 1630s
The Abduction of the Sabine Women, Nicolas Poussin  French, Oil on canvas
probably 1633–34
Blind Orion Searching for the Rising Sun, Nicolas Poussin  French, Oil on canvas
1658
Angelica and Medoro, Jacques Blanchard  French, Oil on canvas
possibly early 1630s
Departure of the Amazons, Claude Déruet  French, Oil on canvas
1620s
Allegory of Music, Laurent de La Hyre  French, Oil on canvas
1649
Mercury and Battus, Francisque Millet  French, Oil on canvas

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Rosenberg, Pierre. 1982. France in the Golden Age: Seventeenth-Century French Paintings in American Collections. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art.