Humphrey Wine

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Not quite 50 shades of gris: new book on 18th-century French art reveals discrete gradations of erotic images

Careful study identifies four categories of eroticism in works

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Despite its 'hybrid' approach, the Met's catalogue on French painting lacks detailed analysis

When used together, the New York museum’s print catalogue and supplementary website on their 18th-century French works make an excellent initial resource but offer little new information