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The Owsley Moment

Vivid descriptions of art on display in our part of the state

S01 E37 – Louis-Jean-François Lagrenée – Death of the Dauphin – 1765


One of the David Owsley Museum’s great examples of Neoclassicism and Romanticism intertwined in the same image, Neoclassical elements of antiquity and the strong emotion of the Romantic style converge in this scene. 

Written by Regan Kelly
Voiced by Courtney Martin
Produced by Sean Ashcraft in cooperation with the David Owsley Museum of Art and the Ball State School of Art.

Music used in this episode:
Moro, lasso
Composed by Carlo Gesauldo
Performed by Canadian Brass

Original air date: Sep 21, 2017

Louis-Jean-François Lagrenée – Death of the Dauphin – 1765 – Photo by Steve Talley

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