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Court, country, city : British art and architecture, 1660-1735 / edited by Mark Hallett, Nigel Llewellyn, and Martin Myrone.

Publication:
New Haven : Published by the Yale Center for British Art, The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, [2016]
Format/Description:
Book
544 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Series:
Studies in British art ; 24.
Studies in British art ; 24
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Other Title:
British art and architecture, 1660-1735
Subjects:
Art, British -- 17th century.
Art, British -- 18th century.
Architecture -- Great Britain -- History -- 17th century.
Architecture -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Art and society -- Great Britain -- History -- 17th century.
Art and society -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Architecture and society -- Great Britain -- History -- 17th century.
Architecture and society -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Architecture.
Architecture and society.
Art and society.
Art, British.
Great Britain.
Form/Genre:
History.
Summary:
"The late 17th and early 18th centuries saw profound changes in Britain and in its visual arts. This volume provides fresh perspectives on the art of the late Stuart and early Georgian periods, focusing on the concepts, spaces, and audiences of court, country, and city as reflected in an array of objects, materials, and places. The essays discuss the revolutionary political and economic circumstances of the period, which not only forged a new nation-state but also provided a structural setting for artistic production and reception. Essays cover such diverse topics as tapestry in the age of Charles II and painting in the court of Queen Anne; male friendship portraits; mezzotint and the exchange between painting and print; the interpretation of genres such as still life and marine painting; the concept of remembered places; courtly fashion and furnishing; the codification of rules for painting; and the development of aesthetic theory"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Through Vertue's Eyes: Looking Again at British Art and Architecture, 1660-1735
Palace of Westminster and the London Market for Pictures / Mark Hallett
Making Empire Visible at the Second Royal Exchange, London / Richard Stephens
Honour, Ornament, and Frugality: The Reconstruction of London's Livery Halls after the Great Fire / Christine Stevenson
Fashioning and Furnishing for Performance: The Rise and Fall of the State Bedchamber in the English Royal Palace / Anya Matthews
Castle Howard and the Interpretation of English Baroque Architecture / Sebastian Edwards
Antonio Verrio and the Triumph of Painting at the Restoration Court / Anthony Geraghty
Public Image of John Churchill, First Duke of Marlborough, 1702-1708 / Richard Johns
Rupture Through Realism: Sarah Churchill and Louis Laguerre's Murals at Marlborough House / Matthew Hargraves
"All the World is ambitious of seeing the Picture of so Great a Queen": Kneller's State Portraits of Queen Anne and the Pictorial Currency of Friendship / Lydia Hamlett
Public Sculpture of Queen Anne: The Minehead Commission (1715) / Tabitha Barber
English Revolution and the Revolution of History Painting: The Bowles Brothers' "Life of Charles I" / Claudine van Hensbergen
Lely, Drawing, and the Training of Artists / David H. Solkin
"This Ingenious young Gent and excellent artist": William Lodge (1649-1689) and the York Virtuosi / Diana Dethloff
"Deceives in an acceptable, amusing and praiseworthy fashion": Still Life, Illusion, and Deception / Helen Pierce
"A Session of Painters": Legacy, Succession, and the Prospects for British Portraiture after Kneller / Tim Batchelor
View from the Gentleman's Seat / Jacqueline Riding
Thirty different Drafts of Guinea: A Printed Prospectus of Trade and Territory in West Africa / John Bonehill
Dialogues in Paint and Print: Mezzotint Portraiture and Intermedial Exchange / Emily Mann
Royal Subject: William Sanderson's Guide to Painting on the Eve of the Restoration / Peter Moore
Engraving's Third Dimension / Caroline Good
Taxonomy for the Invisible: Categories for English Funeral Monuments / Martin Myrone.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Hallett, Mark, 1965- editor.
Llewellyn, Nigel, 1951- editor.
Myrone, Martin, editor.
ISBN:
9780300214802
0300214804
OCLC:
941583380