Date of Submission

Spring 2019

Academic Programs and Concentrations

Art History; Foreign Languages, Cultures, and Literature

Project Advisor 1

Laurie Dahlberg

Project Advisor 2

Éric Trudel

Abstract/Artist's Statement

Senior Project submitted to The Division of Language and Literature and The Division of Arts of Bard College. French Classicism in Four Painters: Where It Went and Why is an analytical approach to the history of classicism and its definitions since being proposed as a style by the ancient Greeks. This paper looks to artists such as Nicolas Poussin, Jacques-Louis David, Charles le Brun, and Eugène Delacroix to understand the evolution of the style’s interpretations within France between the 16th and 19th century.

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