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By Alastair Laing

Boucher, greater than the other artist, exemplified French flavor in the course of the Age of Enlightenment, and lower than the patronage of Madame de Pompadour his profession flourished. by means of the tip of Louis XVs reign the candy, mildly erotic pictures had misplaced their charm, and the artist by no means regained his former acceptance. The organizers of this exhibition had was hoping to restore an curiosity in Boucher, and it really is unlucky that vendors of a few of his better-known work refused to lend them. Tapestries and porcelain are integrated, drawings and engravings usually are not. The documentation is principally a synthesis of earlier study, and beause of the lacking works it is going to need to be utilized in conjunction with different guides a listing raisonne has but to be written. extra of the illustrations must have been in colour. loss of an index makes reference use tough. Eleanor Riley, Getty Conservation Inst. Lib., Marina Del Rey, Cal.

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Du Roi — — at Vulcain, oval, Marly W [see Grisaille sketch for an allegorical thesis plate dedicated to the A& W 308, which Dauphin [not having been engraved by Huquier in his Livre de Cartouches (1742; J-R 1122), and for a different purpose; but for the thesis maintained by the abbe LeopoldCharles de Choiseul-Stainville on 1 Feb. 1747, for which the plate was engraved by Laurent Cars]. considerably is earlier, a variant of it In response to the unprecedented publication of criticisms of his own and Boucher designs and Le Bas engraves a Ouvrages de Peinture, Sculpture &c.

13. Francois Scipio (1727). among the finest to be seen in Paris, was Lemoine, The Continence of Musee des Beaux-Arts, Nancy. Archives Nationales, Paris. 47 Fig. 14. Paisane des engraved by Environs de Ferrare, Edme Jeaurat after Fig. 15. Nicolas Vleughels, Boucher Rebecca and Elie- zer. Private collection, Paris. (I734)- 42. Bordeaux, 1985. Hercenberg, 1975. 43. Nor 4i. works of Lemoine's did the rival, Jean-Francois de Troy, born in 1679, leave Boucher indifferent. Their brio and bold use of color were to attract him, as were subjects he repeated.

November Chosen by the Academy to fulfill the place of corresponding member of the acknowledgment of which he may have sent the huge uneven picture of Pygmalion, A & 240, which was patently begun much earlier, and over the exact date of whose presentation by Falconet on his behalf confusion reigns]. Academy of Saint Petersburg [in W December 15 Death of his son-in-law Pierre- Antoine Baudouin. Publication of Meusnier de Querlon's Les Graces, illustrated with an engraving by Simonet (J-R 1587) after Boucher [it is probable that the neither signed nor dated sketch in the Louvre is a derivative of the lost original, which was not necessarily 177c January 10 a painting].

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