Representation and the Body of Power in French Academic Painting

  title={Representation and the Body of Power in French Academic Painting},
  author={Amy M. Schmitter},
  journal={Journal of the History of Ideas},
  pages={399 - 424}
Etude de la representation du pouvoir royal dans la peinture academique francaise sous le regne de Louis XIV. Examinant l'ideologie etatique a l'oeuvre dans les tableaux de C. LeBrun, l'A. montre que le code conventionnel developpe par l'Academie participe a la constitution, a la reconnaissance et a l'expansion de l'absolutisme, a travers le corps physique et institue du roi. 
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