(Left) Model posing for The Genius of Summer, Gilles Demarteau after Edme Bouchardon, ca. 1740s–1750s. The Getty Research Institute, 2015.PR.58 (Right) The Genius of Summer, Edme Bouchardon, 1745. Grenelle Fountain, Paris

Bouchardon and His Contemporaries


Museum Lecture Hall

In parallel with the exhibition Bouchardon: Royal Artist of the Enlightenment, this symposium explores the relationships Bouchardon had with his contemporaries—artists, patrons, and connoisseurs—and investigates the diffusion and reception of his oeuvre.

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Malcolm Baker, University of California, Riverside
Anne-Lise Desmas, The J. Paul Getty Museum
Peter Fuhring, Fondation Custodia
Thomas W. Gaehtgens, The Getty Research Institute
Edouard Kopp, Harvard Art Museums
Monique Kornell, University of California, Los Angeles
Ewa Lajer-Burcharth, Harvard University
Louis Marchesano, The Getty Research Institute
Guilhem Scherf, Musée du Louvre
Katie Scott, The Courtauld Institute of Art
Kristel Smentek, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Perrin Stein, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Juliette Trey, Musée du Louvre

This program complements the exhibition Bouchardon: Royal Artist of the Enlightenment, on view at the Getty Center from January 10 to April 2, 2017.

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