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Asleson, Robyn 1961-

Overview
Works: 14 works in 71 publications in 1 language and 2,010 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Catalogs  Exhibition catalogs  Portraits  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Redactor
Classifications: ND497.M7, 759.2
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Most widely held works by Robyn Asleson
Albert Moore by Robyn Asleson( Book )

16 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Surveying the whole of Moore's career and drawing on unpublished materials, Robyn Asleson throws a flood of new light on the artist and his work. She presents new evidence to debunk the myth of his hermit-like existence, re-examines his notorious exclusion from Royal Academy membership, and documents his close relationship with Whistler, demonstrating that Moore's influence on his older and more famous friend was far greater than has hitherto been assumed. Moore emerges as the most radical exponent of English Aestheticism, a passionate and audacious crusader for abstract beauty who anticipated the aesthetic concerns of twentieth-century Modernism."--Jacket
British paintings at the Huntington by Robyn Asleson( Book )

9 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some of the most famous British paintings in the world are to be found at the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens in San Marino, California. This book provides a catalogue of the Huntington paintings
Great British paintings from American collections : Holbein to Hockney by Malcolm Warner( Book )

7 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A passion for performance : Sarah Siddons and her portraitists by Robyn Asleson( Book )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Renowned for her majestic beauty and impassioned performances, the English actress Sarah Siddons (1755-1831) revolutionized the aesthetics of eighteenth century theater while inventing a complex public persona to promote her fame. Her flair for self-presentation was matched by the showmanship of the many artists who portrayed her." "The three lively essays in this volume - by Robyn Asleson, Shelley Bennett and Mark Leonard, and Shearer West - explore Siddons's life and career, as well as her complex relationships with a number of artists."--BOOK JACKET
Notorious muse : the actress in British art and culture, 1776-1812( Book )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As these essays demonstrate, the cultural and social position of the British actress was in transition at this period. The growing professionalism of the female performer, along with her greater social mobility, financial sufficiency, and creative autonomy, began to supplant - though not entirely erase - her time-honoured reputation as a sexual object."--Jacket
Dialogue with nature : landscape and literature in nineteenth-century America by Robyn Asleson( Book )

5 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notorious muse : the actress in British art and culture, 1776-1812 by Robyn Asleson( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic into modern : the inspiration of antiquity in English painting, 1864-19l8 by Robyn Asleson( )

5 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic into modern: the inspiration of Antiquity in English painting, 1864-1918 by Robyn Asleson( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antiquity, mortality and melancholy in Romney's portraiture by Robyn Asleson( )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Nature and abstraction in the aesthetic development of Albert Moore by Robyn Asleson( )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Raeburn in America : Scottish-American art networks ; 1791-1845 by Robyn Asleson( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Great british paintings from anerican collections : Holbein to Hockney by Malcolm Warner( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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British paintings at the Huntington
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British paintings at the HuntingtonA passion for performance : Sarah Siddons and her portraitistsNotorious muse : the actress in British art and culture, 1776-1812Notorious muse : the actress in British art and culture, 1776-1812