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Five centuries of British painting : from Holbein to Hodgkin

Author: Andrew Wilton
Publisher: London : Thames & Hudson, 2001.
Series: World of art.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A consistent undercurrent has been Britain's preference for the real world (landscape and portraiture) as against "high" art and abstraction. This is a survey of the personalities of British painting  Read more...

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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Wilton
ISBN: 0500203490 9780500203491
OCLC Number: 495549198
Description: 1 vol. (256 p.) : ill. en noir et en coul., couv. ill. en coul. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction 1. The Renaissance Princes: The Tudors 1500-1603 2. The Renaissance Princes: The Stuarts 1603-1688 3. The Age of Improvement 1688-1750 4. The Age of Industry 1750-1800 5. Romantic Virtuosos 1800-1840 6. Middle-Class Moralities 1840-1860 7. The Apogee of Empire 1860-1910 8. The Grand Illusion 1910-1960 9. A New Reality Since 1960
Series Title: World of art.
Responsibility: Andrew Wilton.

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'For those interested in the broad expanse of British art, Andrew Wilton's book is an ideal starting point' - House & Garden

 
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