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L'artiste romantique en représentation: Léopold Robert (1794-1835) et sa correspondance d'artiste

Applicant Griener Pascal
Number 116370
Funding scheme Project funding (Div. I-III)
Research institution Institut d'histoire de l'art & de muséologie Faculté des lettres et sciences humaines Université de Neuchâtel
Institution of higher education University of Neuchatel - NE
Main discipline Visual arts and Art history
Start/End 01.04.2007 - 31.03.2009
Approved amount 96'450.00
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Keywords (8)

Romantic art; Image of the artist; Publication; correspondence; artist; painter; romantic; French

Lay Summary (English)

Lay summary
Publication and study of the artistic correspondence exchanged by Leopold Robert (1794), a Swiss painter, student of Jacques-Louis David, who became a leading Romantic painter of the French school and lived in Italy most of his life. This corr. enables us to understand the structure of the network of acquaintances made by the artist, as well as his strategies to achieve success. Partner of the Project: Institut Suisse pour l'Etude de l'Art, Lausanne, Director: Paul-Andre Jaccard. Scientific collaborator: Laurent Langer.
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