The dandy, from Van Dyck to Oscar Wilde
led by Christophe Leribault, Director of the Petit Palais
Tuesday 13 september from 14h à 18h / Paris, Petit Palais, Auditorium
Tying in with the Oscar Wilde exhibition that took place at the Petit Palais at the end of September 2016, this symposium brought together leading experts in the history of painting who traced the development of the figure of the dandy in male portraiture from the 17th to the late 19th centuries.
Alexis Merle du Bourg
Historien de l’Art
Van Dyck, painter of dandies: similarities and dissimilarities
Curator of paintings at the Musée du Louvre
Great painters and “petimetres”. Dandyism in the Spanish portrait from Velázquez to Goya
Senior Research Fellow, Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, Londres
Without the least tincture of barbarism: adopting foreign manners in late eighteenth-century England.
Curator, Professor of Art History at University of Lyon 2
Republican elegance in male portraiture (1789–1799).
Croll Senior curator of American Paintings, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
John Singer Sargent and the Dandy
Fin-de-siècle portraits: from the dandy to the aesthete.
The new symposium catalogue of Paris Tableau will be available from 13th September 2016: