The Image of Antiquity: Ancient Britain and the Romantic Imagination (The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art) ePub download
by Sam Smiles
- ISBN: 0300058144
- ISBN13: 978-0300058147
- ePub: 1215 kb | FB2: 1749 kb
- Language: English
- Category: History & Criticism
- Publisher: Paul Mellon Centre BA; First Edition edition (September 10, 1994)
- Pages: 262
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Sam Smiles, Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art. Date. London, New Haven, Conn. This item appears on. List: HQ36820 Romantic Wales, 1780-1847 (Part 1). Section
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The Image of Antiquity book. Published for The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art. This book is the first to examine the ways in which 18th- & 19th-century British artists portrayed the archaic past.
The Image of Antiquity book. Sam Smiles argues that ancient Britain was variously seen as a noble epoch of wisdom & patriotism or as a period of savagery & barbarism, & that these representations changed ov Published for The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art.
In this book Sam Smiles argues that the ancient Britain of the romantic imagination was a. .This book is a treasure-house of images of confected heroism.
In this book Sam Smiles argues that the ancient Britain of the romantic imagination was a contested world, variously seen as a noble epoch of wisdom and patriotism and as a period of unredeemed savagery and barbarism. The arts, says Smiles, not only reflected these historical debates but actively contributed to them by attempting to bring the archaic past to life. Sam Smiles is a lecturer in the history of art at the University of Plymouth. They are subjected to some shrewd and well-grounded cultural analysis.
Designing Antiquity: Owen Jones, Ancient Egypt and the Crystal Palace (The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art) Hardcover – 3 Aug 2012. Designer and architect Owen Jones (1809-1874) pioneered the study of the decoration of historical monuments, winning renown for his series of Fine Arts Courts for the Crystal Palace at Sydenham. The book includes many black-and-white and colourised photographs and illustrations of the exhibition, together with beautiful colourful plates showcasing Egyptian decorative ornamentation. With detailed references and notes, there is enough here for the serious student as well as the general reader.
Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, 1994 - History - 252 pages. He discusses such topics as the lengthening of prehistoric time in the contemporary view, the status of antiquarian learning, and the celebration of ancestral peoples as an offshoot of the growing sense of national identity.
1994, Published for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art by Yale University Press.
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