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J. ), Salons (Geneva: Librairie E. Droz, 1959), 206. 13 Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres quoted in Henri Delaborde, Ingres, sa vie, ses travaux, sa doctrine (Paris: Plon, 1870), 150: “Ce qu’on appelle ‘la touche’ est un abus d’exécution. ]. ” 14 On these two paintings in the Salon of 1866, see Jane Mayo Roos, Early Impressionism and the French State (1866–1874) (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996), 28–29. ]. Malheureusement, la tendance générale aujourd’hui est vers habilité matérielle, et c’est peut-être à cause de cela que la Cléopâtre de M.

The gendered connotations of the badger brush allow a new interpretation of Gérôme’s fascination with the mythological figure of Omphale, the subject of a statue exhibited by the artist at the Salon of 1887. The statue, though lost today, is documented in a series of photographs by Louis Bonnard, which show the artist, his model Emma, and the maquette of the statue in his studio, as well as a painting by Gérôme that was almost certainly inspired by these photographs, his End of the Seance (fig.

21 Instead of casting bronze sculptures in a workshop at a temperature of about 1200 degrees Celsius, Roth used sugar, fat and chocolate to cast self-portraits and other figures. As a consequence, he could install the “foundry” for his ephemeral sculptures almost anywhere (fig. 2). Nothing more was needed than kitchen camping equipment. Studio, workshop and private gallery conjoined, as in the former Schimmelmuseum in Hamburg, were Roth lived and worked,22 and which became an installation in itself.

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