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In the age of revolutions, at the end of the eighteenth century, the mental and spiritual life of North America and Europe began to undergo a historic and irreversible change. The ideas of spontaneity, direct expression and natural feeling transformed the arts, encouraging artists to explore the extremes in human nature, from heroism to insanity and despair. Widely praised on its previous appearance as Romantic Art and now revised, William Vaughan's classic study analyzes the achievement of the leading artists of the age - masters such as Goya, Blake, Gericault, Turner and Delacroix - and sets in context a host of fascinating figures in painting, sculpture and architecture: Palmer, Runge, Soane, Gros, Overbeck, Schinkel, Flaxman, Pugin, Bingham and many more. The result is an invaluable account of a dramatic and contradictory artistic epoch.

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This study analyses the achievement of the leading artists of the age of Romanticism - masters such as Goya, Blake, and Delacroix. It also sets in context a host of figures in painting, sculpture and architecture: Palmer, Runge, Soane, Gros, Overbeck, Schinkel, Flaxman, Bingham and many more.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-282) and index.

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Gwendoline3, May 7, 2007 (view all comments by Gwendoline3)
As a teaching impliment, it is excellent, showing clear explanation and precise information. My opinion as a mere first year student could not do it justice but once I have studied the book at length I will be pleased to give further comment.
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ISBN:
9780500202753
Author:
Vaughn, William
Author:
Vaughan, William
Author:
Vaughn, William
Publisher:
Thames & Hudson
Location:
London
Subject:
Art, modern
Subject:
History - Romantic
Subject:
Romanticism in art
Subject:
Art, Modern -- 19th century.
Subject:
History : General
Subject:
Art-History and Criticism
Edition Number:
2
Series:
World of Art
Series Volume:
0000
Publication Date:
19940931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.27x5.87x.63 in. 1.20 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This study analyses the achievement of the leading artists of the age of Romanticism - masters such as Goya, Blake, and Delacroix. It also sets in context a host of figures in painting, sculpture and architecture: Palmer, Runge, Soane, Gros, Overbeck, Schinkel, Flaxman, Bingham and many more.
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