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  • Inigo Jones and the European Classicist Tradition

    Inigo Jones and the European Classicist Tradition
    av Giles Worsley

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300117295

    In this groundbreaking volume, conventional assumptions about one of England’s greatest and most influential classical architects are turned on their head. Traditionally, Inigo Jones has been looked upon as an isolated, even old-fashioned, fig…

  • Sculpture 1600-2000

    Sculpture 1600-2000

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300179217

    ART AND ARCHITECTURE OF IRELAND is an authoritative and fully illustrated survey that encompasses the period from the early Middle Ages to the end of the 20th century. The five volumes explore all aspects of Irish art – from high crosses to in…

  • Albion's Classicism

    Albion's Classicism

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300063813

    Visual arts in Britain between 1550 and 1650 have long been considered part of the classical Italian Renaissance canon. Now a distinguished group of scholars demonstrates that attitudes to classical art were in fact somewhat ambivalent during this p…

  • Imperial Gothic

    Imperial Gothic
    av G. A. Bremner

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300187038

    The Gothic Revival movement in architecture was intimately entwined with 18th- and 19th-century British cultural politics. By the middle of the 19th century, architects and theorists had transformed the movement into a serious scholarly endeavor, co…

  • Pompeo Batoni

    Pompeo Batoni
    av Edgar Peters Bowron

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300148169

    This meticulously researched catalogue presents an authoritative assessment of the works of Pompeo Batoni (1708–1787), one of the 18th century’s most celebrated painters. Born in Lucca, Batoni established himself in Rome and received com…

  • Politics, Transgression, and Representation at the Court of Charles II

    Politics, Transgression, and Representation at the Court of Charles II

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300116564

    The return of Charles II to the English throne after eleven years of Interregnum heralded the beginning of a new era in which the court was characterized by the licentious behavior of the new king. Edited by the authors of the critically acclaimed P…

  • Carscapes

    av Kathryn A. Morrison

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300187045

    When the motor car first came to England in the 1890s, it was a luxury item with little practical purpose—drivers couldn't travel very far or quickly without paved roads or traffic laws. Thus began a transformation that has affected the archit…

  • Reynolds

    av Mark Hallett

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300196979

    A deeply researched and elegantly written study on Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792)—Georgian England’s most celebrated portraitist and the first president of the British Royal Academy of Arts—this lavishly illustrated volume explore…

  • After Sir Joshua

    After Sir Joshua
    av Richard Wendorf

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300107340

    Following in the methodological footsteps of his prize-winning Sir Joshua Reynolds: The Painter in Society, Richard Wendorf’s new book on British art in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries is an experiment in cultural history, combining th…

  • The Architecture of British Transport in the Twentieth Century

    The Architecture of British Transport in the Twentieth Century

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300106244

    Transport buildings-railway stations, airport terminals, bus and coach stations, motorway service areas, filling stations, and garages-are such a part of everyday scenery they are easily overlooked. This book is the first to take a close look at the…

  • Richard Norman Shaw

    Richard Norman Shaw
    av Andrew Saint

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300155266

    Richard Norman Shaw (1831–1912) was the most fertile, representative, and influential British domestic architect of his time. This new edition of Andrew Saint’s best-selling book on Shaw and his work—hailed in its original version…

  • The Art of Brutalism

    The Art of Brutalism
    av Ben Highmore

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300222746

    While most famously associated with numerous mid-century architects, Brutalism was a style of visual art that was also adopted by painters, sculptors, printmakers, and photographers. Taking into account Brutalist work by eminent artists such as Rich…

  • Bacon and Sutherland

    Bacon and Sutherland
    av Martin Hammer

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300107968

    Both Francis Bacon (1909–1992) and Graham Sutherland (1903–1980) were highly influential modern British artists, yet in temperament they could not have been more different. This book is the first to consider their intriguing artistic dia…

  • Design and Plan in the Country House

    Design and Plan in the Country House
    av Andor Gomme

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300126457

    The way a man thinks about his day-to-day living and the needs of his household reveals a great deal about his ambitions, his idea of himself, and his role in the community. And his house or castle offers many clues to his habits as well as those of…

  • British Silver

    British Silver
    av Marina Lopato

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300213201

    Despite its comparatively small size—just over 370 items, dating mainly from the 18th century—the collection of British silver in the Hermitage is renowned for its variety and quality. Over the course of the 18th and 19th centuries, the…

  • Picturing Animals in Britain

    Picturing Animals in Britain
    av Diana Donald

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300126792

    From fine art paintings by such artists as Stubbs and Landseer to zoological illustrations and popular prints, a vast array of animal images was created in Britain during the century from 1750 to 1850. This highly original book investigates the rich…

  • Town Houses of Medieval Britain

    Town Houses of Medieval Britain
    av Anthony Quiney

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300093858

    This uniquely wide-ranging book explores British medieval houses, from humble to grand, in greater detail than ever before. Anthony Quiney synthesizes the most current archaeological, architectural, and historical findings to present a survey of hou…

  • William Holman Hunt

    William Holman Hunt
    av Judith Bronkhurst

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300102352

    William Holman Hunt was one of the three major artistic talents of the Pre-Raphaelite brotherhood. Hunt’s work was always characterized by great seriousness of purpose, and his paintings include many of the most beautiful and powerful images o…

  • Queen Caroline

    Queen Caroline
    av Joanna Marschner

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300197778

    As the wife of King George II, Caroline of Ansbach became queen of England in 1727. Known for her intelligence and strong character, Queen Caroline wielded considerable political power until her death in 1737. She was enthusiastic and energetic in h…

  • The Duchess's Shells

    The Duchess's Shells
    av Beth Fowkes Tobin

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300192230

    Margaret Cavendish Bentinck, the 2nd Duchess of Portland (1715–1785), was one of the wealthiest women in eighteenth-century Britain. She collected fine and decorative arts (the Portland Vase was her most famous acquisition), but her great love…

  • Richard Parkes Bonington

    Richard Parkes Bonington
    av Patrick Noon

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300134216

    Only twenty-five at the time of his death in 1828, young Richard Parkes Bonington nevertheless was a seminal figure in the development of modernism in nineteenth-century French painting. This catalogue raisonné of his oil and watercolor paintings re…

  • The Tiger in the Smoke

    The Tiger in the Smoke
    av Lynda Nead

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300214604

    Taking an interdisciplinary approach that looks at film, television, and commercial advertisements as well as more traditional media such as painting, The Tiger in the Smoke provides an unprecedented analysis of the art and culture of post-war Brita…

  • Samuel Palmer

    Samuel Palmer
    av William Vaughan

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300209853

    Samuel Palmer (1805–1881) was one of the leading British landscape painters of the 19th century. Inspired by his mentor, the artist and poet William Blake, Palmer brought a new spiritual intensity to his interpretation of nature, producing wor…

  • The Royal Academy of Arts

    The Royal Academy of Arts
    av Robin Simon

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300232073

    Published in association with the Royal Academy of Arts, London Animated by an unprecedented study of its collections, this book tells the story of the Royal Academy of Arts, London, and illuminates the history of art in Britain over the past two an…

  • Towards a Modern Art World

    Towards a Modern Art World

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300063806

    When the story of modern art is told, British artists are mentioned infrequently or not at all. In this book, distinguished art historians attempt to explain the marginal position of British modern art by examining the development of the London art…

  • The Cosmopolitan Interior

    The Cosmopolitan Interior
    av Judith A. Neiswander

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300124903

    Literature on domestic interior decoration first emerged as a popular genre in Britain during the 1870s and 1880s, as middle-class readers sought decorating advice from books, household manuals, women’s magazines, and professional journals. Th…

  • Transports


    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300063820

    In this rich exploration of the era of the Grand Tour, contributors from the fields of history, art history, literary history and theory, science history, and anthropology investigate the experiences of travelers and their ways of understanding and…

  • Notorious Muse

    Notorious Muse

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300100051

    In this interdisciplinary volume, historians of art, literature, dress, and theater examine the impact of the actress on British art and culture of the Georgian era. From the celebrated doyennes of the stage to the demireps on the periphery of the p…

  • The King's Pictures

    The King's Pictures
    av Francis Haskell

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300190120

    The greatest paintings in today’s most famous museums were once part of a fluid exchange determined by volatile political fortunes. In the first half of the 17th century, masterpieces by Titian, Raphael, and Leonardo, among others, were the o…

  • Under the Banyan Tree

    Under the Banyan Tree
    av Romita Ray

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300187694

    Under the Banyan Tree is the first comprehensive study of the evolution and flourishing of the picturesque during the British Raj. Romita Ray argues that this concept allowed British artists and writers traveling in India to aestheticize the Indian…

  • William Hogarth

    William Hogarth
    av Elizabeth Einberg

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300221749

    William Hogarth (1697–1764) was among the first British-born artists to rise to international recognition and acclaim and to this day he is considered one of the country’s most celebrated and innovative masters. His output encompassed en…

  • Westminster Abbey ? A Church in History

    Westminster Abbey ? A Church in History
    av David Cannadine

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781913107024

    A comprehensive and authoritative history that explores the significance of one of the most famous buildings and institutions in England Westminster Abbey was one of the most powerful churches in Catholic Christendom before transforming into a Prote…

  • In the Olden Time

    In the Olden Time
    av Andrew Sanders

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300190427

    In this richly textured and wide-ranging survey of Victorian attitudes to the past, Andrew Sanders builds on Roy Strong’s groundbreaking book And when did you last see your father?: The Victorian Painter and British History (1978). Sanders exp…

  • George Romney

    George Romney
    av Alex Kidson

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300209693

    This magnificent catalogue, in three volumes and with nearly 2,000 illustrations, will restore George Romney (1734–1802) to his long-overdue position – with his contemporaries Reynolds and Gainsborough – as a master of 18th-century…

  • Ruskin on Venice

    Ruskin on Venice
    av Robert Hewison

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300121780

    Venice represented John Ruskin’s ideal of civic society—“The Paradise of Cities,” where culture, government, and faith existed in creative harmony. In this elegant and compelling book, Robert Hewison traces Ruskin’s lon…

  • The Small House in Eighteenth-Century London

    The Small House in Eighteenth-Century London
    av Peter Guillery

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300102383

    London’s modest eighteenth-century houses—those inhabited by artisans and laborers in the unseen parts of Georgian London—can tell us much about the culture of that period. This fascinating book examines largely forgotten small hou…

  • Landscapes of London

    Landscapes of London
    av Elizabeth McKellar

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300109139

    The idea of a "Greater London" emerged in the 18th century with the expansion of the city's suburbs. In Landscapes of London, Elizabeth McKellar traces this growth back to the 17th century, when domestic retreats were established in outlying areas.…

  • The People's Galleries

    The People's Galleries
    av Giles Waterfield

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300209846

    This innovative history of British art museums begins in the early 19th century. The National Gallery and the South Kensington Museum (now the Victoria and Albert Museum) in London may have been at the center of activity, but museums in cities such…

  • Irish Furniture

    Irish Furniture
    av James Peill

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300117158

    This lavishly illustrated and comprehensive volume is the first devoted entirely to the subject of Irish furniture and woodwork. It provides a detailed survey—encompassing everything from medieval choir stalls to magnificent drawing-room suite…

  • Aquatint Worlds ? Travel, Print, and Empire, 1770?1820

    Aquatint Worlds ? Travel, Print, and Empire, 1770?1820
    av Douglas Fordham

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781913107048

    An illuminating investigation of how aquatint travel books transformed the way Britons viewed the world and their place within it In the late 18th century, British artists embraced the medium of aquatint for its ability to produce prints with rich a…

  • John Singer Sargent

    John Singer Sargent
    av Richard Ormond

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300161113

    The fifth volume of the John Singer Sargent catalogue raisonné encompasses a remarkably productive span in the beloved American painter’s life. The young artist moved from Paris to London during this period and successfully ignited his career…

  • Slavery, Sugar, and the Culture of Refinement

    Slavery, Sugar, and the Culture of Refinement
    av Kay Dian Kriz

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300140620

    This highly original book asks new questions about paintings and prints associated with the British West Indies between 1700 and 1840, when the trade in sugar and slaves was most active and profitable. In a wide-ranging study of scientific illustrat…

  • Constructed Abstract Art in England

    Constructed Abstract Art in England
    av Alastair Grieve

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300107036

    Much admired as a realist painter, English artist Victor Pasmore surprised the art world in 1948 by suddenly directing his efforts toward the making of constructed abstract art. Pasmore was followed by Kenneth and Mary Martin, Adrian Heath, and the…

  • The Evolution of English Collecting

    The Evolution of English Collecting

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300102246

    This book surveys for the first time the evolution of English collecting. Edward Chaney begins with the background history of European collecting, focusing in particular on Italy’s formative role in this phenomenon, then sets English collectin…

  • The American School

    The American School
    av Susan Rather

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300214611

    An in-depth look at the changing status of American artists in the 18th and early 19th century This fascinating book is the first comprehensive art-historical study of what it meant to be an American artist in the 18th- and early 19th-century transa…

  • William Burton Conyngham and His Irish Circle of Antiquarian Artists

    William Burton Conyngham and His Irish Circle of Antiquarian Artists
    av Peter Harbison

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300180725

    In the midst of a resurgence of pride in Ireland's history during the 18th century, William Burton, later Conyngham (1733-1796), strove to emulate his British counterparts in producing albums of engravings illustrating the beauties of the country's…

  • The Building of Elizabethan and Jacobean England

    The Building of Elizabethan and Jacobean England
    av Maurice Howard

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300135435

     While the dissolution of the monasteries in the 1530s resulted in the destruction of much of England’s built fabric, it was also a time in which many new initiatives emerged. In the following century, former monasteries were eventually adapte…

  • Nicholas Hilliard

    Nicholas Hilliard
    av Elizabeth Goldring

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300241426

    This illustrated biography follows Nicholas Hilliard’s long and remarkable life (c. 1547–1619) from the West Country to the heart of the Elizabethan and Jacobean courts. It showcases new archival research and stunning images, many reprod…

  • The Cobbe Cabinet of Curiosities

    The Cobbe Cabinet of Curiosities

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300204353

    This lavishly produced volume presents a survey and analysis of a fascinating cabinet of curiosities established around 1750 by the Cobbe family in Ireland and added to over a period of 100 years. Although such collections were common in British cou…

  • Painting 1600-1900

    Painting 1600-1900

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300179200

    ART AND ARCHITECTURE OF IRELAND is an authoritative and fully illustrated survey that encompasses the period from the early Middle Ages to the end of the 20th century. The five volumes explore all aspects of Irish art – from high crosses to in…