Discourses on Art: New edition by Joshua ReynoldsDiscourses on Art: New edition by Joshua Reynolds

Discourses on Art: New edition

byJoshua ReynoldsEditorRobert R. Wark

Paperback | December 22, 1997

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This standard edition of the Discourses on Art delivered by Sir Joshua Reynolds is now reissued in a new format and with improved illustrations. It has long been recognized as a fundamental text for the study of eighteenth-century English painting, and this edition is generally considered to be the definitive one.Robert R. Wark was Curator of Art Collections at the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.Published for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art
Sir Joshua Reynolds was the most influential and important painter of Georgian England, the first president of the Royal Academy, and, so to speak, the greatest establishment figure in English art. Born into a cultured family (unlike most artists of his day), he was a learned man, in touch with the leading literary figures of the time,...
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Title:Discourses on Art: New editionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:388 pages, 10.25 × 6.75 × 1.23 inPublished:December 22, 1997Publisher:Yale University Press

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ISBN - 10:0300073275

ISBN - 13:9780300073270

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This standard edition of the Discourses on Art delivered by Sir Joshua Reynolds is now reissued in a new format and with improved illustrations. It has long been recognized as a fundamental text for the study of eighteenth-century English painting, and this edition is generally considered to be the definitive one.