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Thomas Rowlandson : pleasures and pursuits in Georgian England

Author: Patricia PhaganThomas RowlandsonVic GatrellAmelia F RauserMary and Leigh Block Museum of Art.All authors
Publisher: [Poughkeepsie, N.Y.] : Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College ; London : in association with D. Giles Ltd., 2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Provides an invaluable insight into the workings and mentality of late Georgian society, as seen through the eyes of renowned satirist Thomas Rowlandson.Coincides with the exhibition of the same name  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
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Named Person: Thomas Rowlandson; Thomas Rowlandson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Phagan; Thomas Rowlandson; Vic Gatrell; Amelia F Rauser; Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art.; Vassar College. Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center.
ISBN: 9780982060612 0982060610 9781904832782 1904832784
OCLC Number: 502676149
Notes: Published to accompany an exhibition on display at Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill., Jan. 14-Mar. 13, 2011, and at the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, N.Y., Apr. 8-June 12, 2011.
Description: 184 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 31 cm
Contents: An Introduction / Patricia Phagan --
Rowlandson's London / Vic Gatrell --
Amoral humor : desire and mockery in Rowlandson's comic art / Ameria Rauser --
Catalogue / Patricia Phagan --
High society and politics --
The street --
Clubs and taverns --
Outoor entertainment and diversions --
Art, theater and dance --
Sex and romance.
Other Titles: Pleasures and pursuits in Georgian England
Responsibility: Patricia Phagan ; essays by Vic Gatrell and Amelia Rauser.

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"A lavish catalogue." "Vic Gatrell's introductory essay...provides a brilliant overview of 18th-century London" Hugh Belsey, "The Art Newspaper""The catalogue includes an outstanding and stimulating Read more...

 
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