Paintings From the Reign Of Victoria: The Royal Holloway Collection, London

Hardcover | October 30, 2012

byDavid Manning

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The 60 extraordinary paintings that comprise The Royal Holloway Collection's touring exhibit illustrate the Victorian belief in art as the ultimate civilizing influence. Art was seen as a teaching tool with visual beauty as its medium, and Thomas Holloway sought out only the best examples, regardless of cost, to enhance the women's college he founded in 1879. Included in this lavishly illustrated exhibition catalog are scenes of contemporary life, historical events, landscapes, animal studies, and marine subjects.

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The 60 extraordinary paintings that comprise The Royal Holloway Collection's touring exhibit illustrate the Victorian belief in art as the ultimate civilizing influence. Art was seen as a teaching tool with visual beauty as its medium, and Thomas Holloway sought out only the best examples, regardless of cost, to enhance the women's col...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 12 × 9 × 0.96 inPublished:October 30, 2012Publisher:Frances LincolnLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0711229279

ISBN - 13:9780711229273

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