Discourses on Art: New edition

December 22, 1997|
Discourses on Art: New edition by Joshua Reynolds
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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,...
Title:Discourses on Art: New edition
Product dimensions:388 pages, 10.25 X 6.75 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:388 pages, 10.25 X 6.75 X 1 in
Published:December 22, 1997
Publisher:Yale University Press
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780300073270

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