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    • Conchyliologie to Conchyliomanie: The Cabinet of François Boucher, 1703-1770. 

      Priebe, Jessica Susan Main (University of Sydney. Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Department of Art History and Film Studies., 2011-01-17)
      This dissertation explores the phenomenon of the artist-turned-collector François Boucher in the context of a new economy for shells and natural history in eighteenth-century France. At his death in 1770, shells along with ...