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Alfred Gilbert's aestheticism : Gilbert amongst Whistler, Wilde, Leighton, Pater and Burne-Jones

Author: Jason Edwards; Alfred Gilbert
Publisher: Aldershot [England] ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2006.
Series: British art and visual culture since 1750, new readings.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Alfred Gilbert's Aestheticism presents the first sustained re-evaluation of the life and work of one of the most acclaimed sculptors of the late Victorian period. Drawing on important new archival sources, this study challenges the customary assumption that Aestheticism was primarily a literary, painterly or architectural phenomena. Jason Edwards reveals both the diverse ways in which Gilbert's sculptures operated  Read more...
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Named Person: Alfred Gilbert; Alfred Gilbert; Alfred Gilbert, Sir.; Alfred Gilbert; Alfred Gilbert
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jason Edwards; Alfred Gilbert
ISBN: 0754608611 9780754608615
OCLC Number: 60605281
Description: xv, 275 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Portrait of the artist as a young Aesthete: Perseus Arming and 'Grosvenor' Aestheticism, c.1882 --
Icarus: 'Academic' Aestheticism at Leighton and Burlington House, c.1884 --
Allegorizing love in fin de siecle London: Eros and 'Piccadilly" Aestheticism, c.1886-93. --
The truth of masks: Comedy and Tragedy: 'Sic Vita', c.1892 --
From Cleveland Street to Bruges: the Clarence Memorial Tomb, c.1892-99. --
Conclusion: G.F. Watts and the end of Gilbert's Aestheticism, c.1899-1903.
Series Title: British art and visual culture since 1750, new readings.
Responsibility: Jason Edwards.

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