THE ART OF SEDUCTION
ANTOINE LECUYER MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, Saint Quentin
4 June – 7 September 2021
If the 18th century is in many ways considered as the Age of Enlightenment, it is also a new age of seduction! The art of seduction requires weapons that are often deceptive and fashioned to arouse admiration and desire.
Persuasive or eloquent , they served the spirit of an elitist society where love, politics and religion intertwine. A combination of wit and sophistication, fashion, perfume and beauty accessories intensified this delicate quest for the men and women of the18th century.
Inside the rotunda and among the prestigious Maurice-Quentin de La Tour pastels collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Antoine Lécuyer extends an invitation to discover exceptional objects of seduction and enticement, in a display of all the talent of French craftsmen.
Crédits photos :
Musée des Beaux Arts et de la Dentelle d’Alençon