Titel: Nineteenth Century British Painting
Autor/en: Luke Herrmann
82 colour and 241 b&w illustrations.
Giles de la Mare Publishers
16. Oktober 2000 - kartoniert - 488 Seiten
This work provides an informative chronological survey of a century of British painting. It progresses from the beginnings of Romanticism in the late 18th century to the British adoption of Impressionism in the late 19th century.
Part 1 The legacy of Sir Joshua Reynolds: Benjamin West, PRA (1738-1820); Henry Fuseli, RA (1741-1825); Sir Henry Raeburn, RA (1756-1823); Sir Thomas Lawrence, PRA (1769-1830). Part 2 Artists in water-colour: Thomas Girtin (177501802); John Sell Cotman (1782-1842);; John Varley, David Cox, Peter de Wint and their followers; William Blake (1757-1827) and Samuel Palmer (1805-1881); Samuel Prout (1783-1852), David Roberts (1796-1864). Part 3 Painters of landscape: J.M.W. Turner, RA (177501851); John Constable, RA (1776-1837); John Crome (1768-1821) and the Norwich School; R.P. Bonington (1802-1928 and his followers; minor masters of landscape. Part 4 Further aspects of Romanticism: James Ward, RA (1769-1859); William Etty, RA (12787-1849); John Martin (1789-1854) and Francis Danby (1793-1861). Part 5 History and narrative: Sir David Wilkie, RA (1785-1841); Benjamin Robert Haydon (1786-1846) and Sir George Hayter (1792-1871); William Mulready, RA (1786-1863), Sir Charles Eastlake, PRA (1793-1865), William Dyce, RA (1806-64) and Daniel Maclise, RA (1806-70); the decoration of the new Palace of Westminster. Part 6 Part 6 The pre-Raphaelite movement: the pre-Raphaelite brotherhood: William Holman Hunt, OM (1827-1910) and Sir John Everett Millais, Bt, PRA (1829-96); Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-82); Ford Madox Brown (1821-93) and other pre-Raphaelite associates; pre-Raphaelite landscape; Sir Edward Burne-Jones, Bt (1833-98) and his legacy. Part 7 Anecdotal, literary and social themes: artists abroad; C.R. Leslie, RA (1794-1859), Richard Redgrave, RA (1804-88) and other painters of genre; William Powell Frith, RA (1819-1909); later painters of social realism. Part 8 The revival of the classical: George Frederic Watts, OM, RA (1817-1904 and Frederic, Lord Leighton, PRA (1830-96); Sir Lawrence Alama-Tadema, OM RA (1836-1912); and Sir Edward Pounter, Bt, PRA (1836-1919); Albert Moore (1841093) and J.W. Waterhouse, RA (1849-1917). Part 9 From realism to post-Impressionism: realistic and idealised landscape. (Part contents).
Luke Herrmann is Emeritus Professor of the History of Art at the University of Leicester, and has taught and lectured on the 18th and 19th centuries for many years. Before joining the History of Art Department at Leicester in 1967, he worked for a decade in the Department of Western Art at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford. He has published numerous books and articles, including Ruskin and Turner (1968), British Landscape Painting of the Eighteenth Century (1973), Turner (1975), Paul and Thomas Sandby (1986), Turner Prints (1990) and Oxford Companion to J.M.W. Turner (2001: co-editor).. He is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries and Honorary Editor of the Walpole Society.
'...this concise, well-balanced and immensely knowledgeable survey.' Richard Cork in The Times '... Luke Herrmann's comprehensive survey...I know I shall repeatedly refer to it.' Frank Whitford in the Sunday Times 'For those with a more serious interest in art history, [his book] is the best-written introduction to the subject. From Romanticism to Impressionism, it is an amazingly comprehensive chronological survey.' Richard Dorment in the Daily Telegraph 'A superb publication, highly recommended.' Choice