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Hogarth himself brought modern life into painting and treated it with high moral seriousness disguised as satire. Ramsay, Reynolds, Gainsborough, and Lawrence revolutionized portraiture, introducing a new authority and sensibility. The unconventional genius of Blake gave form to a unique mystic vision, while Constable explored nature in a new manner, encouraging developments that were to lead to Impressionism. Finally, Turner took painting into a realm of sublime grandeur, expressing the age of Romanticism as vividly as Byron, Shelley, and Keats were doing in poetry. William Vaughan analyzes the class structure and political background that made British art so distinctive. Using up-to-date research and critical theory, he shows us the colorful world of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, when British art was richer and more influential than at any time before or since.

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The period from the early works of Hogarth (about 1730) to the death of Turner (1851) was the golden age of British painting. William Vaughan discusses the key personalities and analyzes the class structure, political background, and economic factors that governed the art market.

Synopsis:

From Hogarth's first works around 1730 to the death of Turner in 1851, Britain's status as an artistic nation was dramatically transformed.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 250) and index.

About the Author

William Vaughan is Professor of the History of Art at Birkbeck College, London. After studying at the Ruskin School of Art in Oxford and the Courtauld Institute, London, he became an Assistant Keeper at the Tate Gallery, London. In 1972 he was appointed as lecturer at University College, London, until he took up the professorship at Birkbeck. He is the author of numerous articles and books on eighteenth- and nineteenth-century painting, including Romanticism and Art (2nd edition, 1994). In 1998 he was chosen to deliver the Paul Mellon Lectures at the National Gallery, London, on the subject of British Painting. Professor Vaughan is married with two children.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780500203194
Subtitle:
The Golden Age
Author:
Vaughan, William
Publisher:
Thames & Hudson
Location:
New York, N.Y. :
Subject:
Painting
Subject:
Criticism
Subject:
England
Subject:
European
Subject:
19th century
Subject:
History - European
Subject:
Criticism - Other specific cultures
Subject:
Painting, modern
Subject:
Painting, british
Subject:
Painting, English.
Subject:
Painting - General
Subject:
Techniques - Painting
Subject:
Criticism -- Theory.
Subject:
Painting, English - 19th century
Subject:
Painting, English - 18th century
Subject:
Art-History and Criticism
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series:
World of Art
Publication Date:
19990617
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.3 x 6 x 0.7 in 1.245 lb

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"Synopsis" by , The period from the early works of Hogarth (about 1730) to the death of Turner (1851) was the golden age of British painting. William Vaughan discusses the key personalities and analyzes the class structure, political background, and economic factors that governed the art market.
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