Work of the Fellows: Biographies

The Perfect Foil: François-André Vincent and the Revolution in French Painting

By Elizabeth C. Mansfield (NHC Fellow, 2008–09)

Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2012

From the publisher’s description:

Offering a nuanced and historically accurate account of François-André Vincent’s life and work, Elizabeth C. Mansfield reveals the artist’s profound influence on the visual culture of the French Revolution. Mansfield restores a critically important body of work to its rightful place in the story of French art and reorients Revolutionary-era French art history toward a broader understanding of the period.

Subjects
Art / French Revolution / French Art / Visual Arts / Art History / Painting / Painters / François-André Vincent /

Mansfield, Elizabeth C. (NHC Fellow, 2008–09). The Perfect Foil: François-André Vincent and the Revolution in French Painting. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2012.