Libertinism in Jean-Francois De Troy’s Ovidian Paintings

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2023-12
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In this thesis, I will argue for a Libertinist understanding of Jean-François De Troy’s mythological paintings. I will be tying Libertinism to Samuel Bernard’s commission and De Troy’s career. Why was it opportune for Bernard and De Troy to produce this series in the 1720s?

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Libertinism, Ovidian, Jean-François De Troy
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