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Dining and revelry in French rococo art
This thesis explores the popularization of the theme of the 'hunt luncheon' in the Rococo period, within the context of the châteaux renovations undertaken during the reign of Louis XV. In 1730s, the young king commissioned ...
Egypt, the Fictive Theater of Napoleon's Glory: A Celebration of the Egyptian Campaign in Paintings, Architecture, and Decorative Arts
The reign of Napoleon Bonaparte was one of military glory, both real and imagined. In this thesis, I examine the promotion of Napoleon's Egyptian campaign (1798-1801), perhaps the most disastrous episode of his military ...