ISBN: 9780259109310

François Boucher: catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre. Volume I: 1720-1747

Ananoff, Alexandre

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ISBN: 9780259109310

François Boucher: catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre. Volume I: 1720-1747

Ananoff, Alexandre

Description

François Boucher (1703–1770), Madame de Pompadour’s favorite painter, is the focus of this two-volume catalogue, which gathers 690 of his works. The study of a number of these paintings features related engravings, preparatory sketches, or reproductions of important Decorative Art ensembles Boucher’s œuvre inspired. This publication also includes a detailed chronology of the painter’s life and career, a list of 18th-century sales, a bibliography and a few indexes. 

Details
Artist(s)
Boucher, François
Publisher
Year
1976
Language(s)
French
Pages
415
Size
39 cm
Illustrations
2 color plates and 1,797 black & white figures
Public Note

v.1: Chronology; Works 1720-1747 -- v.2: Works 1747-1770

Chronology includes documentary references to Boucher's Salon submissions, excerpts from his correspondence, contracts and contemporary critical reception of the artist's work. The catalogue is arranged chronologically, and corresponding drawings, prints and tapestry designs are illustrated with each entry. The appendix includes eighteenth-century sales, works cited in contemporary inventories and works produced in collaboration with other artists. 

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