Painting the prehistoric body in late nineteenth-century France

Parker, Shalon, author

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  • Creator Shalon Parker
  • Format Books
  • Publication Newark : University of Delaware Press ; Lanham, Maryland : copublished by The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc., [2019]
  • Physical Details
    • vii, 167 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • ISBNs 9781611496703, 1611496705, 9781611496710
  • OCLC on1048662822

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 153-161) and index.

Contents

  • Introduction : the prehistoric world in fin-de-siècle France -- Précis of a model career, or following in the footsteps of Delacroix -- Caïn, evolutionary science, and the Académie -- Cormon, "ethnographer" of the prehistoric -- Representing human development in the Muséum d'histoire naturelle murals -- Conclusion : the prehistoric in the world of fin-de-siècle France
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