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Liberated from the constraints of tradition, the Pre-Raphaelites of mid-Victorian England produced distinctive representations of nature and society in paintings remarkable for their compositional vitality and hallucinatory effects of color. This lavishly illustrated book provides a fresh appraisal of the Pre-Raphaelite artists and their radical departure from artistic conventions. Tim Barringer explores the meanings so richly encoded in Pre-Raphaelite paintings and analyzes key pictures and their significance within the complex social and cultural matrix of nineteenth-century Britain. In chapters devoted to core themes, the author discusses such artists as John Everett Millais, William Holman Hunt, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, and Ford Madox Brown and their engagement with medieval revivalism, nature worship, issues of class and gender, and the reconciliation of the religious image and realism.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 172-173) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780300077872
Author:
Barringer, Tim
Author:
Barringer, T. J.
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Location:
New Haven Conn. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
History - General
Subject:
Painting
Subject:
Painting, modern
Subject:
Pre-raphaelitism
Subject:
Pre-Raphaelites
Subject:
Pre-Raphaelites -- Great Britain.
Subject:
Painting - General
Subject:
Techniques - Painting
Subject:
History : General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
19990208
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
30 b/w + 90 color illus.
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.5 in 1.08 lb

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