French Art and Architecture
When considering French art, aside from examining the conditions under which this artwork was created and what traditions influenced that development, it is also necessary to keep in mind the character of the country's people. The sheer extent of France's artistic wealth can certainly be attributed to the country's long, colorful and often tumultuous history. Typically French art has made an important contribution to Western Art, producing several big names in art and architecture, that are world-famous today.
The following pages will provide you with interesting information that give you an overview of the most prominent French artists as well as the different periods of French art and architecture, such as: