What interpretation of Girodet’s portrait of Belley is Weston attempting to refute? What interpretation is she positing in its place? What evidence does she rely on in making her case?
How do runaway slave advertisements use visual and textual media to construct an image of the black slave in 18th-19th century America? Is there tension between image and text? What different roles do they (image and text) play?
What does Stendhal mean when he states that “the time has come for good painters to try and be modern instead”? (p. 31)
What do Géricault and Stendhal criticize about the Academy and how does this criticism of the Academy and Neoclassicism compare (differences or similarities) to the earlier criticism of La Font or Diderot against Rococo?