Nineteenth Century European Art

Nineteenth Century European Art

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For one-semester courses in 19th-Century Art, and two-semester courses that cover the periods of 1760-1830 and 1830-1900.This much-needed survey explores the history of nineteenth-century European art and visual culture. Focusing primarily on painting and sculpture, it places these two art forms within the larger context of visual culture-including photography, graphic design, architecture, and decorative arts. In turn, all are treated within a broad historical framework to show the connections between visual cultural production and the political, social, and economic order of the time.show more

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  • Paperback | 544 pages
  • 213 x 294 x 27mm | 1,439.99g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • glossary, bibliography, chronology
  • 0130457361
  • 9780130457363

Table of contents

List of Illustrations. Introduction. 1. Rocco, Enlightenment, and The Call for a New Art in the Mid-Eighteenth Century. 2. The Classical Paradigm. 3. British Art during the Late-Georgian Period. 4. Art and Revolutionary Propaganda In France. 5. The Arts under Napoleon. 6. Francisco Goya and Spanish Art at the Turn of the Eighteenth Century. 7. The Beginnings of Romanticism in the German-Speaking World. 8. The Importance of Landscape-British Painting In The Early Nineteenth Century. 9. The Restoration Period and the Rejection of Classicism in France. 10. The Popularization of Art and Visual Culture in France during the July Monarchy (1830-1848). 11. The Revolution of 1848 and the Emergence of Realism in France. 12. Progress, Modernity and Modernism-French Visual Culture during the Second Empire (1852-1870). 13. Art in the German-Speaking World from the Congress of Vienna to the Birth of the German Empire (1815-71). 14. Art in Victorian Britain (1837-1901). 15. National Pride and International Rivalry-The Great International Expositions. 16. French Art after the Commune-Conservative and Modernist Trends. 17. French Avant-Garde Art in the 1880s. 18. When the Eiffel Tower was New. 19. France during La Belle Epoque. 20. International Trends C. 1900. Glossary Timeline Bibliographyshow more

About Petra Ten-Doesschate Chu

Petra ten-Doesschate Chu is a leading authority on nineteenth-century art. She is a professor in the Department of Art and Music at Seton Hall University, and author of many articles and book essays. Managing Editor of Nineteenth-Century Art Worldwide, she is also President of the Association of Historians of Nineteenth-Century Art. Chu is the recipient of numerous awards and scholarships, including two National Endowment for the Humanities Research grants, a Jane and Morgan Whitney Art History Fellowship, and a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship. Her other books include French Realism and the Dutch Masters and Courbet in Perspective.show more

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