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Seven Discourses Delivered in the Royal Academy by the President 1778

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Title:Seven Discourses Delivered in the Royal Academy by the President 1778
Price:GBP£30.00 (about USD$37.40)
Category:Art & Design
Book ID:B009-3446
Quantity:1
Publisher:The Scolar Press Ltd, Menston, Yorkshire, 1971
Edition:Facsimile Edition
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Near Fine Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
The Scolar Press Ltd, 1971, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Near Fine Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, Facsimile Edition

When Sir Joshua Reynolds collected his first seven discourses together for publication there were three main traditions of art theory in Britain. There was the empiricism of Hogarth; secondly there was the idealist classicism; & the third tradition, to which Reynolds subscribed, was that of empiricist classicism initiated by Junius, popularised by Dryden's translation of Du Fresnoy's De Arte Graphica (1695), and manifested in Richardson's Essay on the Theory of Painting (1725) and Algarotti's Essay on Painting (1764). These literary movements were mainly associated with, respectively, the artistic movements of native portraiture, 'Greek' neoclassicism, and 'French/Italian neoclassicism. First Thus. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 326 pages. Binding is tight, spine and covers fully intact (now protected by removeable archive acetate film) . Gilt titles spine with publisher's device, gilt, to front. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Art & Design; Art History; Art Theory; History; Britain/UK; 18th century; Education. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3446.
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