“If debates about beauty in nineteenth-century
France were fierce, that was because beauty was seen to matter. This
was a world of political revolutions, of social reformism, of belief in
progress and human perfectibility. Why was it that beauty mattered so
much in such a world?.”

Elizabeth Prettejohn, Beauty and Art 1750-2000
tags: art, beauty, france
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