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  • The Marble Index

    The Marble Index
    av Malcolm Baker

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300204346

    Providing the first thorough study of sculptural portraiture in 18th-century Britain, this important book challenges both the idea that portrait necessarily implies painting and the assumption that Enlightenment thought is manifest chiefly in French…

  • John Singer Sargent

    John Singer Sargent
    av Richard Ormond

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300141405

    Throughout his career—and particularly in the period from 1898 to 1913—John Singer Sargent painted the spectacular architecture and scenes of everyday life in Venice, as he sat alongside the Grand Canal or in a gondola in the sleepy side…

  • Sculpture Vertical, Horizontal, Closed, Open

    Sculpture Vertical, Horizontal, Closed, Open
    av Penelope Curtis

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300227222

    By taking simple ways of looking at sculpture, this book uncovers unexpected affinities between works of very different periods and types. From sundials to mirrors, from graves to way-markers, from fountains to contemporary art, a wide range of illu…

  • Owning the Past

    Owning the Past
    av Ruth Guilding

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300208191

    In a lively re-examination of the British collectors who bankrupted themselves to possess antique marble statues, Owning the Past chronicles a story of pride, rivalry, snobbery, and myopic obsession with posterity and possession. Analyzing the motiv…

  • 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…

  • Richard Parkes Bonington

    Richard Parkes Bonington
    av Patrick Noon

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300170450

    By the time of Richard Parkes Bonington's tragic death from tuberculosis in 1828, the 25-year-old artist, who was born in England and moved to France as a teenager, was already a seminal figure in the development of modernism in 19th-century French…

  • Brilliant Effects

    Brilliant Effects
    av Marcia Pointon

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300142785

    In a broad-ranging and exceptional work of cultural and art history, Marcia Pointon explores what owning, wearing, distributing, and circulating gems and jewelry has meant in the post-Renaissance history of Europe. She examines the capacity of jewel…

  • Court, Country, City

    Court, Country, City

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300214802

    The late 17th and early 18th centuries saw profound changes in Britain and in its visual arts. This volume provides fresh perspectives on the art of the late Stuart and early Georgian periods, focusing on the concepts, spaces, and audiences of court…

  • The Sheldonian Theatre

    The Sheldonian Theatre
    av Anthony Geraghty

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300195040

    A jewel of the University of Oxford, the Sheldonian Theatre stands out among the groundbreaking designs by the great British architect Sir Christopher Wren. Published to coincide with the 350th anniversary of the building’s construction, this…

  • William Morris and Edward Burne-Jones

    William Morris and Edward Burne-Jones
    av Caroline Arscott

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300140934

    The friendship between William Morris and Edward Burne-Jones began when they met as undergraduates in 1853 and—despite their differences in temperament and in attitudes to political engagement—lasted until Morris’s death in 1896. T…

  • French Art in Nineteenth-Century Britain

    French Art in Nineteenth-Century Britain
    av Edward Morris

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300106893

    During the nineteenth century, what had been British hostility toward French art shifted toward acceptance and even enthusiasm, a change that transformed British art. This book charts the impact of French culture on British art and, to a lesser exte…

  • Spectacular Flirtations

    Spectacular Flirtations
    av Gill Perry

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300135442

    During the Georgian period there was a remarkable proliferation of seductive visual imagery and written accounts of female performers. Focusing on the close relationship between the dramatic and visual arts at this time, this beautiful and stimulati…

  • The Print in Early Modern England

    The Print in Early Modern England
    av Malcolm Jones

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300136975

    The print repertoire of the 16th and 17th centuries in England has been neglected historically, and this remarkable book rectifies a major oversight in the history of English visual art. It provides an iconographic survey of the single-sheet prints…

  • Art and Optics in the Hereford Map

    Art and Optics in the Hereford Map
    av Marcia Kupfer

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300220339

    A single, monumental mappa mundi (world map), made around 1300 for Hereford Cathedral, survives intact from the Middle Ages. As Marcia Kupfer reveals in her arresting new study, this celebrated testament to medieval learning has long been profoundly…

  • Inigo Jones

    Inigo Jones
    av Vaughan Hart

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300141498

    Inigo Jones (1573-1652) is widely acknowledged to have been England's most important architect. As court designer to the Stuart kings James I and Charles I, he is credited with introducing the classical language of architecture to the country. He fa…

  • Sir John Vanbrugh

    Sir John Vanbrugh
    av Vaughan Hart

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300119299

    This engaging and beautifully illustrated book looks at the remarkable life and work of Sir John Vanbrugh (1664–1726)—by turns businessman, soldier, playwright, and (despite lacking either training or qualifications) the architect of som…

  • Ireland and the Picturesque

    Ireland and the Picturesque
    av Finola O'Kane

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300185386

    That Ireland is picturesque is a well-worn cliché, but little is understood of how this perception was created, painted, and manipulated during the long 18th century. This book positions Ireland at the core of the picturesque's development and argue…

  • Canterbury Cathedral Priory in the Age of Becket

    Canterbury Cathedral Priory in the Age of Becket
    av Peter Fergusson

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300175691

    This fascinating book recounts the extensive building program that took place at Canterbury Cathedral Priory, England, from 1153 to 1167, during the time when Thomas Becket served as Royal Chancellor and then as archbishop of Canterbury. Masterminde…

  • Twentieth Century

    Twentieth Century
    av Catherine Marshall

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300179231

    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…

  • Rediscovering Architecture

    Rediscovering Architecture
    av Sigrid de Jong

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300195750

    The 18th-century rediscovery of the three archaic Greek-Doric temples in Paestum in southern Italy turned existing ideas on classical architecture upside down. The porous limestone temples with rough, heavy columns were entirely unlike the classical…

  • Vauxhall Gardens

    Vauxhall Gardens
    av David E. Coke

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300173826

    From their early beginnings in the Restoration until the final closure in Queen Victoria's reign, Vauxhall Gardens developed from a rural tavern and place of assignation into a dream-world filled with visual arts and music, and finally into a commer…

  • John Talman

    John Talman

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300123357

    Contributions by Christopher Baker, Cristina Borgioli, Louisa M. Connor Bulman, Antonella Capitanio, Marco Collareta, Peter Davidson, Francisco Freddolini, Cristiano Giometti, John Harris, Elisabeth Kieven, and Cinzia Maria Sicca  This handsome book…

  • Aubrey Beardsley

    Aubrey Beardsley
    av Linda Gertner Zatlin

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300111279

    A comprehensive presentation of the provocative, modernist graphic works of Britain’s creator of Art Nouveau This is the first book to bring together the recorded works of the English artist Aubrey Beardsley. Despite his early death from tuber…

  • Men at Work

    Men at Work
    av Tim Barringer

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300103809

    For artists of the increasingly mechanized Victorian age, questions about the meaning and value of labour presented a series of urgent problems: Is work a moral obligation or a religious duty? Must labour be the preserve of men alone? Does the amoun…

  • The Arts and Crafts Movement in Scotland

    The Arts and Crafts Movement in Scotland
    av Annette Carruthers

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300195767

    This authoritative book is the most detailed account to date of the Arts and Crafts movement in Scotland. Arts and Crafts ideas appeared there from the 1860s, but not until after 1890 did they emerge from artistic circles and rise to popularity amon…

  • The Edwardian Sense

    The Edwardian Sense

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300163353

    Although numerous studies have explored the Edwardian period (1901–1910) as one of political and social change, this innovative book is the first to explore how art, design, and performance not only registered those changes but helped to preci…

  • A Biographical Dictionary of Sculptors in Britain, 1660-1851

    A Biographical Dictionary of Sculptors in Britain, 1660-1851
    av Ingrid Roscoe

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300149654

    This remarkable dictionary provides information on the work of over 3,000 sculptors working in Britain between 1660 and 1851. It is a substantially expanded edition of Gunnis’s Dictionary of British Sculptors, the primary source for informatio…

  • Magnificent Entertainments

    Magnificent Entertainments
    av Melanie Doderer-Winkler

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300186420

    A thoroughly original study of ephemeral architecture and design, Magnificent Entertainments examines the spectacular displays created for large-scale public and private celebrations in the Georgian period. The book focuses on a number of specific o…

  • Sixteenth- to Nineteenth-Century British Painting

    Sixteenth- to Nineteenth-Century British Painting
    av Elizaveta Renne

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300170467

    The State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg houses a relatively small but choice collection of 16th- to 19th-century British paintings, among them Thomas Gainsborough's vibrant Portrait of a Lady in Blue (c. 1770) and his rival Sir Joshua Reynolds…

  • Durham Cathedral

    Durham Cathedral

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300208184

    For over a millennium, Durham has occupied a central place in English religious history, with its Norman rebuilding (1093–1133) marking it as an internationally significant masterpiece in the history of architecture. Its setting, perched on a…

  • Exhibiting Englishness

    Exhibiting Englishness
    av Rosie Dias

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300196689

    In the late 18th century, as a wave of English nationalism swept the country, the printseller John Boydell set out to create an ambitious exhibition space, one devoted to promoting and fostering a distinctly English style of history painting. With i…

  • Gardens of Court and Country

    Gardens of Court and Country
    av David Jacques

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300222012

    Gardens of Court and Country provides the first comprehensive overview of the development of the English formal garden from 1630 to 1730. Often overshadowed by the English landscape garden that became fashionable later in the 18th century, English f…

  • Henry VIII and the Art of Majesty

    Henry VIII and the Art of Majesty
    av Thomas P. Campbell

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300122343

    Luxurious, beautiful, and portable, tapestry was the pre-eminent art form of the Tudor court. Henry VIII amassed an unrivaled collection over the course of his reign, and the author weaves the history of this magnificent collection into the life of…

  • G. F. Watts

    G. F. Watts
    av Veronica Franklin Gould

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300105773

    George Frederic Watts (1817–1904) was a titanic figure in nineteenth-century British art. The father of British Symbolism and portrait painter of his age, he forged a controversial career that spanned the reign of Queen Victoria. This book, th…

  • The New Painting of the 1860s

    The New Painting of the 1860s
    av Allen Staley

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300175677

    This handsome volume is the first authoritative survey of one of the most intriguing periods of British art—the radically innovative decade of the 1860s. The book explores new developments in English painting of this period, focusing on the ea…

  • Thomas Gainsborough

    Thomas Gainsborough
    av Hugh Belsey

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300232097

    Scholars and enthusiasts alike will revel in this ambitious two-volume catalogue raisonné of Thomas Gainsborough’s portraits and copies of Old Master works. The catalogue contains approximately 1,100 paintings, including nearly 200 works newly…

  • The Art of Domestic Life

    The Art of Domestic Life
    av Kate Retford

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300110012

    This book is the first to explore English family portraiture in the 18th century, a varied category ranging from small-scale conversation pieces to grandiose, full-length images. Kate Retford probes this much-loved genre to trace the values and mean…

  • The City and the King

    The City and the King
    av Christine Stevenson

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300190229

    The City of London is a jurisdiction whose relationship with the English monarchy has sometimes been turbulent. This fascinating book explores how architecture was used to renew and redefine a relationship essential to both parties in the wake of tw…

  • Modern Painters, Old Masters

    Modern Painters, Old Masters
    av Elizabeth Prettejohn

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300222753

    With the rise of museums in the 19th century, including the formation in 1824 of the National Gallery in London, as well as the proliferation of widely available published reproductions, the art of the past became visible and accessible in Victorian…

  • Young Mr. Turner

    Young Mr. Turner
    av Eric Shanes

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300140651

    A definitive new biography, deftly interweaving an account of Turner’s early life with profound scholarly and aesthetic appreciation of his work A complex figure, and divisive during his lifetime, Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775–1851…

  • John Singer Sargent

    John Singer Sargent
    av Richard Ormond
    (1 recension)

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300117165

    From 1874 to 1882, John Singer Sargent (1856–1925) produced more than 200 paintings and water-colors aside from portraiture, including figures in landscape settings, architectural studies, seascapes, subject paintings, and studies after old ma…

  • Gothic Wonder

    Gothic Wonder
    av Paul Binski

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300204001

    In this wide-ranging, eloquent book, Paul Binski sheds new light on one of the greatest periods of English art and architecture, offering ground-breaking arguments about the role of invention and the powers of Gothic art. His richly documented study…

  • The Anglo-Florentine Renaissance

    The Anglo-Florentine Renaissance

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300176087

    Under the rule of Henry VII (r. 1485-1509) England became a powerful nation. The Tudor court sought to express its worldliness and political clout through major artistic commissions, employing Florentine sculptors and painters to create lavish new i…

  • The Silent Rhetoric of the Body

    The Silent Rhetoric of the Body
    av Matthew Craske

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300135411

    This illuminating and original book is the first to examine eighteenth-century British funeral monuments in their social, as well as their artistic, context, looking not only at the sculptors who created the monuments, but also the people who commis…

  • Gardens and Gardening in Early Modern England and Wales

    Gardens and Gardening in Early Modern England and Wales
    av Jill Francis

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300232080

    The extravagant gardens of the 16th- and 17th-century British aristocracy are well-documented and celebrated, but the more modest gardens of the rural county gentry have rarely been examined. Jill Francis presents new, never-before published materia…

  • Hardwick Hall

    Hardwick Hall

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300218909

    Originally constructed in the late 16th century for the notorious Bess of Hardwick, Countess of Shrewsbury, Hardwick Hall is now among the National Trust’s greatest architectural landmarks, with much of its original interior and ornamentation…

  • Empire to Nation

    Empire to Nation
    av Geoff Quilley

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300175684

    Empire to Nation offers a new consideration of the image of the sea in British visual culture during a critical period for both the rise of the visual arts in Britain and the expansion of the nation's imperial power. It argues that maritime imagery…

  • From Still Life to the Screen

    From Still Life to the Screen
    av Joseph Monteyne

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300196351

    From Still Life to the Screen explores the print culture of 18th-century London, focusing on the correspondences between images and consumer objects. In his lively and insightful text, Joseph Monteyne considers such themes as the display of objects…

  • Ham House

    Ham House

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300185409

    Built in 1610 during the reign of James I and remodeled in 1637–39 by the future first Earl of Dysart, Ham House and its gardens have endured through centuries of English history while remaining representative of the styles and culture of the…

  • Frederic Leighton

    Frederic Leighton

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300079371

    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 la…