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A GUIDE TO EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY ART. Linda Walsh. Wiley-Blackwell, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, 2016. Copyright 2017. 294 pp. with 44 ills. (16 col.). 23 x 16 cm. LC 2016-6830 ISBN 9781118475577 In English.
Paperbound edition also available; see Worldwide 175793. Publisher's description: A Guide to Eighteenth-Century Art offers an introductory overview of the art, artists, and artistic movements of this exuberant period in European art, and the social, economic, philosophical, and political debates that helped shape them. Covers both artistic developments and critical approaches to the period by leading contemporary scholars; Uses an innovative framework to emphasize the roles of tradition, modernity, and hierarchy in the production of artistic works of the period; Reveals the practical issues connected with the production, sale, public and private display of art of the period; Assesses eighteenth-century art's contribution to what we now refer to as 'modernity'; Includes numerous illustrations, and is accompanied by online resources examining art produced outside Europe and its relationship with the West, along with other useful resources.
Indexing: Western, Europe — 1600-1800 — Painting, Several Media
Plans: 73
Worldwide Number: 175792
Hardcover $89.95x (libraries receive a 10% discount on this title)    

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