British Paintings of the Sixteenth through Nineteenth Centuries / Edition 1

British Paintings of the Sixteenth through Nineteenth Centuries / Edition 1

by John Hayes, Hayes
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521410665

ISBN-13: 9780521410663

Pub. Date: 01/01/1992

Publisher: Princeton University Press

British masterpieces of grand-style portraiture and landscape painting are explored in this volume. Portraits such as Thomas Gainsborough's Mrs. Richard Brinsley Sheridan, as well as pictures by George Romney and Sir Henry Raeburn, attest to the influence of Sir Anthony van Dyck's more sophisticated European style on artists of the period. John Constable's

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Overview

British masterpieces of grand-style portraiture and landscape painting are explored in this volume. Portraits such as Thomas Gainsborough's Mrs. Richard Brinsley Sheridan, as well as pictures by George Romney and Sir Henry Raeburn, attest to the influence of Sir Anthony van Dyck's more sophisticated European style on artists of the period. John Constable's Wivenhoe Park, Essex and Joseph Mallord William Turner's Keelmen Heaving in Coals by Moonlight are some of the best examples of British art of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521410663
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Publication date:
01/01/1992
Series:
National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogues Series
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
8.98(w) x 11.58(h) x 1.18(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction and notes to the reader; Abbreviations for frequently cited periodicals; Abbreviations for books; Catalogue Indices; Concordances; List of artists.

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