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  • 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
    Sanctity in Global Perspective

  • Collecting Prints and Drawings in Europe, c. 1500–1750

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Baker, Caroline Elam, Genevieve Warwick

    Prints and drawings have been keenly collected in Europe since at least the early sixteenth century. Relatively modest in price, they offered artists, amateurs and collectors of a systematic turn of mind the opportunity to put together holdings with a wide representation of different hands, schools…

    Paperback – 2017-09-14

  • Reading the Reverse Façade of Reims Cathedral

    Royalty and Ritual in Thirteenth-Century France, 1st Edition

    By Donna L. Sadler

    Though long recognized as one of the most beautiful works from the second half of the thirteenth century, the magnificent sculptural program of the reverse façade at Reims Cathedral has received little in the way of scholarly attention. Interpreting the iconography in the light of Latin texts…

    Paperback – 2017-09-13

  • Antebellum American Pendant Paintings

    New Ways of Looking, 1st Edition

    By Wendy N. E. Ikemoto

    Antebellum American Pendant Paintings: New Ways of Looking marks the first sustained study of pendant paintings: discrete images designed as a pair. It opens with a broad overview that anchors the form in the medieval diptych, religious history, and aesthetic theory and explores its cultural and…

    Hardback – 2017-07-05
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Paolo de Matteis

    Neapolitan Painting and Cultural History in Baroque Europe, 1st Edition

    By Livio Pestilli

    This volume represents a long overdue reassessment of the Neapolitan painter Paolo de Matteis, an artist largely overlooked in English language scholarly publications, but one who merits our attention for the quality of his work and the originality of its iconography, as well as for his remarkable…

    Paperback – 2017-06-28

  • The Introduction to Hegel's Philosophy of Fine Art

    1st Edition

    By Bernard Bosanquet

    Originally published in 1905, Bosanquet’s translation of Hegel’s Philosophy of Fine Art brings Hegel’s commentary and analysis of what constitutes beauty and fine art to an English audience as well as presenting his own viewpoints on the work and what is at the heart of true philosophical theory.…

    Paperback – 2017-06-26
    Routledge Revivals

  • Images-within-Images in Italian Painting (1250-1350)

    Reality and Reflexivity, 1st Edition

    By Péter Bokody

    The rebirth of realistic representation in Italy around 1300 led to the materialization of a pictorial language, which dominated Western art until 1900, and it dominates global visual culture even today. Paralleling the development of mimesis, self-reflexive pictorial tendencies emerged as well.…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14

  • The Symbolist Roots of Modern Art

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michelle Facos, Thor J. Mednick

    With the words ’A new manifestation of art was ... expected, necessary, inevitable,’ Jean Moréas announced the advent of the Symbolist movement in 1886. When Symbolist artists began experimenting in order to invent new visual languages appropriate for representing modern life in all its complexity,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14

  • Greek Art in Context

    Archaeological and Art Historical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Diana Rodriguez Perez

    This volume gathers together selected contributions which were originally presented at the conference ‘Greek Art in Context’ at the University of Edinburgh in 2014. Its aim is to introduce the reader to the broad and multifaceted notion of context in relation to Greek art and, more specifically, to…

    Hardback – 2017-05-23

  • Transatlantic Reflections on the Practice-Based PhD in Fine Art

    1st Edition

    By Jessica Schwarzenbach, Paul Hackett

    Once the US was the only country in the world to offer a doctorate for studio artists, however the PhD in fine art disappeared after pressures established the MFA as the terminal degree for visual artists. Subsequently, the PhD in fine art emerged in the UK and is now offered by approximately 40…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Of Armor and Men in Medieval England

    The Chivalric Rhetoric of Three English Knights' Effigies, 1st Edition

    By Rachel Ann Dressler

    Despite the profusion of knightly effigies created between c. 1240 and c. 1330 for tombs throughout the British Isles, these commemorative figures are relatively unknown to art historians and medievalists. Until now, their rich visual impact and significance has been relatively unexplored by…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16

  • German Romantic Painting Redefined

    Nazarene Tradition and the Narratives of Romanticism, 1st Edition

    By Mitchell Benjamin Frank

    The modernist aesthetic and, later, Nazi ideology split German Romantic painting into two opposed phases, an early progressive movement, represented by Caspar David Friedrich (1774-1840) and Philipp Otto Runge (1777-1810), and a later reactionary one - epitomized by Friedrich Overbeck (1789-1869)…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16

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