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Picturesque and Sublime Thomas Cole's Trans-Atlantic Inheritance
ISBN: PB: 9780300233537, Yale University Press, March 2018
192 pp., 22.9x27.9 cm, 120 colour illus.
Landscape art in the early 19th century was guided by two rival concepts: the picturesque, which emphasized touristic pleasures and visual delight, and the sublime, an aesthetic category rooted in notions of fear and danger. British artists including...
PB: £20,00
Thomas Cole's Journey Atlantic Crossings
ISBN: HB: 9781588396402, Yale University Press, February 2018
288 pp., 24.1x27.9 cm, 254 colour and black&white illus.
Thomas Cole (1801-1848), arguably the greatest American landscape artist of his generation, is presented here in a new light: as an international figure, born in England, and in dialogue with the major landscape painters of the age, including J.M.W....
HB: £50,00
Reading the Pre-Raphaelites
ISBN: PB: 9780300177336, Yale University Press, March 2012
192 pp., 16.5x23.4 cm, 98 colour images, 21 black&white illus.
Noted for its vivid colours, elaborate use of symbols, and dedication to close observation of the natural world, the work of Pre-Raphaelite artists combines a deep engagement with the past and a modern realism that exemplifies the concerns of the age...
PB: £19,99
Men at Work Art and Labour in Mid-Victorian Britain
ISBN: HB: 9780300103809, Yale University Press, January 2005
392 pp., 20.3x25.4 cm, 33 colour images, 113 black&white illus.
For artists of the increasingly mechanized Victorian age, questions about the meaning and value of labour presented a series of urgent problems: Is work a moral obligation or a religious duty? Must labour be the preserve of men alone? Does the amount...
HB: £40,00