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Detailed description :Abildgaard (1743-1809)

Abildgaard (1743-1809)

Under the direction of Élisabeth  Foucart-Walter, Thomas Lederballe

€ 29.50 tax included

Nicolaï Abildgaard is one of the main figures of Nordic art in the late 18th century. His oeuvre, marked by aspects of Enlightenment thinking, is an expression of rebellion, both aesthetically and politically. A history painter, he also designed theater costumes, architectural motifs, interiors, and furniture. The Louvre exhibition features some 40 paintings and drawings, as well as some pieces of furniture, thus giving the French public its first opportunity to become acquainted with an artist who combines a specifically Northern European art form with themes on universal ideas at the turn of the century.

Technical details

23 x 28.7 cm, paperback, 160 pages, 100 color illustrations.


This book benefits from the support of the paper manufacturer Arjowiggins Graphic.

Related event

Catalogue of the exhibition held at the Musée du Louvre from September 26, 2008 to January 5, 2009.

ISBN French978-2-07012-274-5