Berkeley, Calif. University of California Press, 1980. Hardcover. Blue cloth covered boards, spine red with gilt lettering, illustrated dust jacket, 249 pp, bw illustrations. VG- (slight tear to dust jacket, museum stamp on inside front cover). Item #173011
Examines 18th-century French painting and the criticisms of the time; Argues for the importance of absorption- - that the human figure in the painting is engrossed in his own activity as if the beholder does not exist. Includes bibliographical references and index.
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