19th Century Modern Art Products

  • Rome, Travel and the Sculpture Capital, c.1770–1825

    Edited by Tomas Macsotay

    The world that shaped Europe's first national sculptor-celebrities, from Schadow to David d'Angers, from Flaxman to Gibson, from Canova to Thorvaldsen, was the city of Rome. Until around 1800, the Holy See effectively served as Europe's cultural capital, and Roman sculptors found themselves at the…

    Hardback – 2016-08-05 
    Routledge

  • Louise Jopling

    A Biographical and Cultural Study of the Modern Woman Artist in Victorian Britain

    By Patricia de Montfort

    Louise Jopling - A Biographical and Cultural Study is the first in-depth study of this nineteenth-century painter who was among the first women admitted to the Royal Society of British Artists (in 1902). In part an engaging biography of a compelling celebrity figure and social campaigner in…

    Hardback – 2016-07-22 
    Routledge
    Among the Victorians and Modernists

  • Pictures-within-Pictures in Nineteenth-Century Britain

    By Catherine Roach

    Repainting the work of another into one’s own canvas is a deliberate and often highly fraught act of reuse. This book examines the creation, display, and reception of such images. Artists working nineteenth-century London were in a peculiar position: based in an imperial metropole, yet undervalued…

    Hardback – 2016-06-29 
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • Women, Gender and Art in Asia, c. 1500-1900

    Edited by Melia Belli Bose

    Women, Gender and Art in Asia, c. 1500–1900 brings women's engagements with art into a pan-Asian dialogue with essays that examine women as artists, commissioners, collectors, and subjects from India, Southeast Asia, Tibet, China, Korea, and Japan, from the sixteenth to the early twentieth…

    Hardback – 2016-06-27 
    Routledge

  • The Visual Culture of Violence After the French Revolution

    By Lela Graybill

    The Visual Culture of Violence after the French Revolution traces four sites of spectatorship that exemplified the visual culture of violence in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, offering a new account of the significance of violent spectacle to the birth of modernity.…

    Hardback – 2016-06-24 
    Routledge

  • Function and Fantasy: Iron Architecture in the Long Nineteenth Century

    Edited by Paul Dobraszczyk, Peter Sealy

    The introduction of iron – and later steel – construction and decoration transformed architecture in the nineteenth century. While the structural employment of iron has been a frequent subject of study, this book re-directs scholarly scrutiny on its place in the aesthetics of architecture in the…

    Hardback – 2016-06-23 
    Routledge

  • Painting and Narrative in France, from Poussin to Gauguin

    Edited by Peter Cooke, Nina Lübbren

    Before Modernism, narrative painting was one of the most acclaimed and challenging modes of picture-making in Western art, yet by the early twentieth century storytelling had all but disappeared from ambitious art. France was a key player in both the dramatic rise and the controversial demise of…

    Hardback – 2016-06-21 
    Routledge

  • The Portrait in Fiction of the Romantic Period

    By Joe Bray

    Beginning with the premise that the portrait was undergoing a shift in both form and function during the Romantic age, Joe Bray examines how these changes are reflected in the fiction of writers such as Maria Edgeworth, Jane Austen, Sir Walter Scott, Elizabeth Hamilton and Amelia Opie. Bray…

    Hardback – 2016-06-20 
    Routledge

  • Is Paris Still the Capital of the Nineteenth Century?

    Essays on Art and Modernity, 1850-1900

    Edited by Hollis Clayson, André Dombrowski

    "Is Paris Still the Capital of the Nineteenth Century?" The question that guides this volume stems from Walter Benjamin's studies of nineteenth-century Parisian culture as the apex of capitalist aesthetics. Thirteen scholars test Benjamin's ideas about the centrality of Paris, formulated in the…

    Hardback – 2016-06-20 
    Routledge

  • Slavery, Geography and Empire in Nineteenth-Century Marine Landscapes of Montreal and Jamaica

    By Charmaine A. Nelson

    Slavery, Geography and Empire in Nineteenth-Century Marine Landscapes of Montreal and Jamaica is among the first Slavery Studies books - and the first in Art History - to juxtapose temperate and tropical slavery. Charmaine A. Nelson explores the central role of geography and its racialized…

    Hardback – 2016-06-06 
    Routledge

  • Visualizing the Nineteenth-Century Home

    Modern Art and the Decorative Impulse

    Edited by Anca I. Lasc

    The nineteenth century - the Era of the Interior - witnessed the steady displacement of art from the ceilings, walls, and floors of aristocratic and religious interiors to the everyday spaces of bourgeois households, subject to their own enhanced ornamentation. Following the 1863 Salon des refuses,…

    Hardback – 2016-05-05
    Routledge

  • Orientalism, Eroticism and Modern Visuality in Global Cultures

    Edited by Joan DelPlato, Julie Codell

    In Orientalism, Eroticism and Modern Visuality in Global Cultures scholars look afresh at representations of nineteenth-century ’oriental’ bodies, inquiring deeply into their erotic dimensions, tracing their global dissemination at cross-cultural intersections of the visual and the political.…

    Hardback – 2016-04-15
    Routledge

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