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  • Ruskin's Artists

    Studies in the Victorian Visual Economy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Hewison

    This was first published in 2000:  A study of John Ruskin's engagement with art and architecture as a critic, a patron and a teacher. It offers insights into both his writings and the visual economy of the Victorian world. Each essay examines Ruskin's relationship with an individual artist or…

    Hardback – 2017-11-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • William Hunter and his Eighteenth-Century Cultural Worlds

    The Anatomist and the Fine Arts, 1st Edition

    By Helen McCormack

    The eminent physician and anatomist Dr William Hunter (1718-1783) made an important and significant contribution to the history of collecting and the promotion of the fine arts in Britain in the eighteenth century. Born at the family home in East Calderwood, he matriculated at the University of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • National Identity and Nineteenth-Century Franco-Belgian Sculpture

    1st Edition

    By Jana Wijnsouw

    This book elaborates on the social and cultural phenomenon of national schools during the nineteenth century, via the less studied field of sculpture and using Belgium as a case study. The role, importance of, and emphasis on certain aspects of national identity evolved throughout the century,…

    Hardback – 2017-10-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • The Spectacle of Clouds, 1439–1650

    Italian Art and Theatre, 1st Edition

    By Alessandra Buccheri

    The studies in which history of art and theatre are considered together are few, and none to date investigate the evolution of the representation of clouds from the early Renaissance to the Baroque period. This book reconsiders the origin of Italian Renaissance and Baroque cloud compositions while…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Pre-Raphaelite Masculinities

    Constructions of Masculinity in Art and Literature, 1st Edition

    Edited by Amelia Yeates, Serena Trowbridge

    Drawing on recent theoretical developments in gender and men’s studies, Pre-Raphaelite Masculinities shows how the ideas and models of masculinity were constructed in the work of artists and writers associated with the Pre-Raphaelite movement. Paying particular attention to the representation of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    The Nineteenth Century Series

  • Max Liebermann

    Modern Art and Modern Germany, 1st Edition

    By Marion F. Deshmukh

    Max Liebermann: Modern Art and Modern Germany is the first English-language examination of this German impressionist painter whose long life and career spanned nine decades. Through a close reading of key paintings and by a discussion of his many cultural networks across Germany and throughout…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • In-Between: Architectural Drawing and Imaginative Knowledge in Islamic and Western Traditions

    1st Edition

    By Hooman Koliji

    Contemporary technical architectural drawings, in establishing a direct relationship between the drawing and its object, tend to privilege the visible physical world at the expense of the invisible intangible ideas and concepts, including that of the designer’s imagination. As a result, drawing may…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Messerschmidt's Character Heads

    Maddening Sculpture and the Writing of Art History, 1st Edition

    By Michael Yonan

    This book examines a famous series of sculptures by the German artist Franz Xaver Messerschmidt (1736–1783) known as his "Character Heads." These are busts of human heads, highly unconventional for their time, representing strange, often inexplicable facial expressions. Scholars have struggled to…

    Hardback – 2017-10-04
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • The Art of Drawing Folds

    An Illustrator’s Guide to Drawing the Clothed Figure, 1st Edition

    By Kelly Brine

    From Renaissance fresco painters to contemporary graphic novel artists, the ability to draw clothed figures from one’s imagination has always been crucial to artists – and exceptionally difficult to attain. With over 220 illustrations, The Art of Drawing Folds: An Illustrator’s Guide to Drawing the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-03
    Routledge

  • Paolo Veronese

    Piety and Display in an Age of Religious Reform, 1st Edition

    By Richard Cocke

    This title was first published in 2001: Paolo Veronese: Piety and Display in an Age of Religious Reform examines the large body of religious paintings with which Veronese (1528 -1588) played a crucial role in shaping Venetian piety. With 117 illustrations (26 in colour) Richard Cocke sets Veronese’…

    Hardback – 2017-09-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • John Petts and the Caseg Press

    1st Edition

    By Alison Smith

    This title was first published in 2000:  John Petts (1914-1991) is one of the outstanding wood-engravers of the twentieth century. His stunning prints featuring Welsh mountains and the people who live amongst them reflect his deep concern for the history of the land and are distinguished by…

    Hardback – 2017-09-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Peter Paul Rubens and the Counter-Reformation Crisis of the Beati moderni

    1st Edition

    By Ruth S. Noyes

    Peter Paul Rubens and the Crisis of the Beati Moderni takes up the question of the issues involved in the formation of recent saints - or Beati moderni (modern Blesseds) as they were called - by the Jesuits and Oratorians in the new environment of increased strictures and censorship that developed…

    Hardback – 2017-09-18
    Routledge
    Sanctity in Global Perspective

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