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The Meaning of Empire Ornament | Van de Waal-lezing 2014

To mark the opening of the academic year in Art History, Odile Nouvel will give the Van de Waal-lecture this year. In the lecture she will show how, in spite of a lack of sources, a coherent interpretation can be developed of the nature, meaning and agency of the Empire Style, the last European style before the advent of Modernism.