Guided Tour #12

French Art in the 15th-18th Centuries


Description: This tour presents French painting and sculpture from the 15th to the 18th century, i.e. the Gothic, Renaissance, Mannerist, Baroque, and Rococo periods. Among many others, the works of such great masters are displayed as the painters Fouquet, Clouet, Poussin, Claude Lorrain, Georges de La Tour, Watteau, as well as the sculptors Goujon, Pilon, Puget, Houdon.

Sources: LAJTA, Edit, Early French Painting, Corvina, Budapest, 1973; WRIGHT, Christopher, The French Painters of the Seventeenth Century, Orbis Publishing Limited, London, 1985; HUYGHE, René, Larousse Encyclopedia of Renaissance and Baroque Art, Hamlyn, London, New York, Sydney, Toronto, 1964; BAZIN, Germain, Baroque and Rococo, Thames and Hudson, London, 1964; LEVEY, Michael, Rococo to Revolution and Rococo, Thames and Hudson, London, 1966;

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