19th Century Modern Art Products

  • The Unfinished Exhibition

    Visualizing Myth, Memory, and the Shadow of the Civil War in Centennial America

    By Susanna W. Gold

    The Centennial decade was an era of ambivalence, the United States still unresolved about the incomprehensible damage it had wrought over four years of Civil War, and why. Philadelphia’s 1876 Centennial Exhibition -- a spectacular international event celebrating one hundred years of American…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09 
    Routledge

  • James McNeill Whistler and France

    A Dialogue in Paint, Poetry, and Music

    By Suzanne M. Singletary

    James McNeil Whistler and France: A Dialogue in Paint, Poetry, and Music is the first full-length and in-depth study to position this painter within the overall trajectory of French modernism during the second half of the nineteenth century and to view the artist as integral to the aesthetic…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06 
    Routledge

  • The Academy of San Carlos and Mexican Art History

    Politics, History, and Art in Nineteenth-Century Mexico

    By Ray Hernandez-Duran

    The first substantial Mexican colonial art historiography in English, this book examines the origin of the study of colonial art in Mexico as a symptom of the development of modern museum practice in mid-nineteenth-century Mexico City. Also an intellectual history, this study recognizes the role of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-28 
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • Robert Louis Stevenson and the Pictorial Text

    A Case Study in the Victorian Illustrated Novel

    By Richard J. Hill

    Showing that Robert Louis Stevenson’s illustrated novels represent his vision of a serious artistic literary form, Richard J. Hill argues that Stevenson developed theories of the relationship of literature and the visual arts. For Stevenson, the illustrations were important not simply for their…

    Hardback – 2016-11-25 
    Routledge
    Studies in Publishing History: Manuscript, Print, Digital

  • The British School of Sculpture, c.1760-1832

    Edited by Sarah Burnage, Jason Edwards

    The British School of Sculpture is the first essay collection examining the rich array of sculpture produced and exhibited in Britain between 1768 and 1837. Featuring nearly 60 illustrations, many never reproduced before, and combining essays from leading scholars in the field with exciting new…

    Hardback – 2016-11-23 
    Routledge
    British Art: Histories and Interpretations since 1700

  • The Arts and Culture of the American Civil War

    Edited by James A Davis

    In 1864, Union soldier Charles George described a charge into battle by General Phil Sheridan: Such a picture of earnestness and determination I never saw as he showed as he came in sight of the battle field . . . What a scene for a painter! These words proved prophetic, as Sheridan’s desperate…

    Hardback – 2016-11-22 
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Place in South Asian and Islamic Art, 1500-Present

    Edited by Deborah S. Hutton, Rebecca M. Brown

    Place plays a fundamental role in the structuring of the discipline of Art History. And yet, place also limits the questions art historians can ask and impairs analysis of objects and locations in the interstices of established, ossified categories. The chapters in this interdisciplinary volume…

    Hardback – 2016-10-05 
    Routledge

  • Perspectives on Degas

    Edited by Kathryn Brown

    The first comprehensive assessment of Degas's legacy to be published in over two decades, Perspectives on Degas unites a team of international scholars to analyze Degas's work, artistic practice, and unique methods of pictorial problem-solving. Established scholars and curators show how recent…

    Hardback – 2016-09-21 
    Routledge

  • Suffering and Sentiment in Romantic Military Art

    By Philip Shaw

    In a moving intervention into Romantic-era depictions of the dead and wounded, Philip Shaw's timely study directs our gaze to the neglected figure of the common soldier. How suffering and sentiment were portrayed in a variety of visual and verbal media is Shaw's particular concern, as he examines a…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Manufacturing the Modern Patron in Victorian California

    Cultural Philanthropy, Industrial Capital, and Social Authority

    By John Ott

    Through the example of Central Pacific Railroad executives, Manufacturing the Modern Patron in Victorian California redirects attention from the usual art historical protagonists - artistic producers - and rewrites narratives of American art from the unfamiliar vantage of patrons and collectors.…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • Material Cultures, 1740–1920

    The Meanings and Pleasures of Collecting

    Edited by John Potvin, Alla Myzelev

    Interweaving notions of identity and subjectivity, spatial contexts, materiality and meaning, this collection makes a significant contribution to debates around the status and interpretation of visual and material culture. Material Cultures, 1740-1920 has four primary theoretical and…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Travel, Collecting, and Museums of Asian Art in Nineteenth-Century Paris

    By Ting Chang

    Travel, Collecting, and Museums of Asian Art in Nineteenth-Century Paris examines a history of contact between modern Europe and East Asia through three collectors: Henri Cernuschi, Emile Guimet, and Edmond de Goncourt. Drawing on a wealth of material including European travelogues of the East and…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

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