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Eighteenth-Century French Drawings in New York Collections

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"The first dream, the first germ, the first conception" was how in 1894 the renowned connoisseur Philippe de Chennevi???res, whose celebrated collection of drawings numbered in the thousands, chose to describe the essence and appeal of this medium. For this nineteenth-century French aesthete, only a small number of refined individuals had a true appreciation of these highly personal jottings and studies. Since his time, however, the ranks of connoisseurs of eighteenth-century French drawings have grown steadily, not only in ...

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Eighteenth-Century French Drawings in New York Collections
2013, Metropolitan Museum of Art New York

ISBN-13: 9780300199734

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Eighteenth-Century French Drawings in New York Collections
1999, Metropolitan Museum of Art New York, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780870998928

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