William Hunter and his Eighteenth-Century Cultural Worlds: The Anatomist and the Fine Arts

William Hunter and his Eighteenth-Century Cultural Worlds: The Anatomist and the Fine Arts

by Helen McCormack

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ISBN-13: 9781472424426
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/16/2017
Series: Routledge Research in Art History Series
Pages: 220
Product dimensions: 6.75(w) x 9.75(h) x (d)

About the Author

Helen McCormack is a Lecturer in Art, Design, History and Theory at Glasgow School of Art. She studied Art History at Birkbeck College, University of London, and the History of Design and Material Culture at the Victoria and Albert Museum and Royal College of Art, London. She was the David Carritt Scholar in the History of Art at the University of Glasgow where she completed her PhD on the subject of William Hunter as a collector of the fine arts.

Table of Contents

Contents

Acknowledgements

Introduction: Art, Science, Curiosity and Commerce

Chapter One: Forming the Museum: Context and Chronology

Chapter Two: The Great Windmill Street Anatomy School and Museum

Chapter Three: Patronage and Patriots: Hunter and a National School of Artists

Chapter Four: Collecting Ambitions (1770-1783) The Grand Tour Paintings

Chapter Five: Pursuing the Imitation of Nature in and beyond the Royal Academy of Arts

Bibliography

Index

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