20 juillet 2010

"Printing the Grand Manner. Charles Le Brun and Monumental Prints in the Age of Louis XIV" @ The Getty Center

Crossing of the Granicus (detail), Gérard Audran after Charles Le Brun , French, 1672.  Etching and engraving, four sheets, 27 9/16 x 54 3/16 in. (70 x 137.6 cm). 2003.PR.33. The Getty Research Institute © J. Paul Getty Trust From the early 1660s until the middle of the 1680s, Charles Le Brun (1619–90) had unprecedented control of the visual and decorative arts in France. A prodigious artist and designer, he was King Louis XIV's principal painter, leader of the Académie royale de peinture et de sculpture, and director of... [Lire la suite]
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