MEDALS CATALOGUES OF LOUIS XIV: ART AND PROPAGANDA

@article{Zarucchi1998MEDALSCO,
  title={MEDALS CATALOGUES OF LOUIS XIV: ART AND PROPAGANDA},
  author={J. M. Zarucchi},
  journal={Source: Notes in the History of Art},
  year={1998},
  volume={17},
  pages={26 - 34}
}
  • J. M. Zarucchi
  • Published 1 July 1998
  • Art
  • Source: Notes in the History of Art
cast, forming a series that became known to contemporaries as the "metallic history" of Louis XIV.1 A crucial and relatively unknown aspect of this "history," however, was the existence of printed catalogues that transformed the artistic fiction of the medals into a propagandistic documentary of events. The catalogues were produced in two editions: a first edition printed in quarto in 1702, and a later edition printed in folio in 1723, eight years after Louis XIV's death.2 Each page bears an… Expand
1 Citations
Beings of nature and reason: mythological masculinities in early 18th-century French art and visual culture
Statement of Originality Acknowledgments List of Illustrations Introduction 11 Chapter One Of Myth and Men 27 Chapter Two In the Likeness of Bacchus 62 Chapter Three Venus and a Satyr 97 Chapter FourExpand

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