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Epicurean tastes: towards a French eighteenth-century criticism of the image of pain

Tomas Macsotay

in The Hurt(ful) Body: Performing and Beholding Pain, 1600-1800

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784995164
eISBN:
9781526128249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995164.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter argues that eighteenth-century French painting reserved a special type of image criticism for the scene of horror, taking a close look at works by prominent members of the Paris Académie ... More


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