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Art and Science in German Landscape Painting 1770-1840
     

Art and Science in German Landscape Painting 1770-1840

by Timothy F. Mitchell
 

This book is the first study to trace the relationship between the artistic changes in landscape art and the revolution taking place in the natural sciences. As various theories about the earth's history were presented, artists began to render nature in new ways. This topic is more iconography than connoisseurship as the paintings are presented as reflecting in

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This book is the first study to trace the relationship between the artistic changes in landscape art and the revolution taking place in the natural sciences. As various theories about the earth's history were presented, artists began to render nature in new ways. This topic is more iconography than connoisseurship as the paintings are presented as reflecting in both image and style the radical upheavals which mark intellectual history during those decades.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198175070
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
02/24/1994
Series:
Clarendon Studies in the History of Art Series
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 11.25(h) x 1.10(d)

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