The Oriental Obsession: Islamic Inspiration in British and American Art and Architecture, 1500-1920

The Oriental Obsession: Islamic Inspiration in British and American Art and Architecture, 1500-1920

by John Sweetman
     
 

How Islamic artistic traditions and European ideas of Islam affected the visual arts of the west.See more details below

Overview

How Islamic artistic traditions and European ideas of Islam affected the visual arts of the west.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521407250
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/28/2002
Series:
Cambridge Studies in the History of Art Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
348
Product dimensions:
8.46(w) x 10.98(h) x 0.71(d)

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Table of Contents

List of illustrations; Preface; Introduction; 1. 1500 to 1660: the growing impetus; 2. 1660 to 1750: the connoisseurs of spectacle; 3. 1750 to 1820: models east of Rome; 4. After 1820: the painters' vision; 5. After 1850: the design reformers; 6. The American story; Conclusion; Appendices; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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