Jacques Louis David

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Les jours de gloire

“Symbols of Power: Napoleon and the Art of the Empire Style, 1800–1815” looks at the Napoleonic riddle in the mirror of its art.
Napoleon’s Empire style at the MFA
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  October 16, 2007

The Empire strikes back

Napoleon himself was well aware of the force that iconic images can have on the public imagination.
Napoleon at the MFA, Samuel MCIntire at PEM, and Local Food in Union Square
By RANDI HOPKINS  |  October 09, 2007


“Under Cover” is one of those lucid, edifying shows the Harvard museums excel at.
Sketchbooks at Harvard, dead bird at the Gardner
By GREG COOK  |  August 28, 2006