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Author Name    TAYLOR, JOSHUA C. (EDITOR).

Title   Nineteenth-century Theories Of Art.

Binding   s

Book Condition   Softcover. Good condition.

Edition   Second Printing. California Studies in the History of Art, 24.

Publisher    University of California Press, Berkeley and Los Angeles: 1987.

ISBN Number    0520048881 / 9780520048881

Seller ID   40789X1

"An admirable introduction to the period's complicated relationships between art and theory. Avoiding the usual stylistic banners - Classicism, Romanticism, Realism, etc. - Taylor grouped the letters, essays, and lectures into sixt more general categories, each a response to new artistic freedoms beginning in the last years of the 18th century....Each section is preceded by a thoughtful essay, and each text by a short biography and bibliography. Some texts are fully developed philosophical treatises; others, usually by artists, are sketchy notes. But all are closely linked to the creation and contemplation of actual art. Destined to be a staple." - Print Collectors Newsletter Includes an Index.

(Key Words: 1800s, Joshua C. Taylor, Nineteenth Century, Art History, Art Criticism, James McNeill Whistler, Titian, Peter Paul Rubens, Raphael, Tommaso Minardi, Michelangelo, Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, Conrad Fiedler, Eugene Delacroix, Vicomte de Francois Rene Chateaubriand, William Blake).

Price = 34.11 USD

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