A Guide to Eighteenth-Century Art

 
 
Wiley-Blackwell (Verlag)
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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
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Linda Walsh is a former Senior Lecturer in Art History at the Open University. An established scholar of eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century art, Walsh is the author of numerous articles and chapters on topics that include Canova and neoclassical theory; paintings by David, Watteau, and Chardin; eighteenth-century academies; art criticism; and British landscape art.
List of Figures vi
Acknowledgments x
Companion Website xi
Introduction: Style, Society, Modernity 1
1 Institutional Hierarchies: Art and Craft 19
2 Genres and Contested Hierarchies 56
3 Markets, Publics, Expert Opinions 122
4 Taste, Criticism and Journalism 189
5 Seeking a Moral Order: The Choice between Virtue and Pleasure 205
Conclusion 239
References 240
Index 260

List of Figures


1.1 Gawen Hamilton (1698-1737): A Conversation of Virtuosis . at the Kings Arms, oil on canvas, 87.6 × 111.5?cm, 1735. National Portrait Gallery, London. 1.2 Angelica Kauffman: Sir Joshua Reynolds, oil on canvas, 127 × 101.5 cm, 1767, National Trust Collection, Saltram, Devon. 1.3 Martin Ferdinand Quadal (1736-1811): The Life Class of the Vienna Academy in the St Anne Building, oil on canvas, 144 × 207 cm, 1787. Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna. 1.4 Franz Anton Bustelli: Harlequina, hard-paste porcelain, h. 20.3 cm, c. 1763, German, Nymphenburg Porcelain Manufactory. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Lesley and Emma Sheafer Collection, Bequest of Emma A. Sheafer, 1973, Acc. no: 1974.356.524. 1.5 Roderick Chalmers: The Incorporation of Wrights and Masons in Front of the Palace of Holyrood House, oil on canvas, 104.4 × 182.1 cm, 1720. Trade Incorporation of Wrights and Masons of Edinburgh. 1.6 Henry Fuseli: Probably John Cartwright, black chalk, 32.4 × 50.2 cm, c.1779. National Portrait Gallery, London. 2.1 Noël Hallé: Trajan Showing Mercy, oil on canvas, 265 × 302?cm, 1765. Musée des Beaux Arts, Marseille. 2.2 Giovanni Battista Tiepolo: The Chariot of Aurora, oil on canvas, 90.2 × 72.7 cm, c.1734. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Bequest of Lore Heinemann, in memory of her husband, Dr Rudolf J. Heinemann, 1996. Acc. No: 1997.117.7. 2.3 François Boucher: The Toilette of Venus, oil on canvas, 108.3 × 85.1?cm, 1751. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, bequest of William K. Vanderbilt, 1920, Acc. No: 20.155.9. 2.4 Benjamin West: The Death of General Wolfe (1727-1759), oil on panel, replica c. 1771, Private collection (original, 152 × 214 cm, in National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa). 2.5 Joseph-Benoît Suvée: The Invention of the Art of Drawing, oil on canvas, 267 × 131.5 cm, 1791, Groeningemuseum, Bruges, Belgium. 2.6 Claude Michel, known as Clodion: Charles de Secondat, Baron de Montesquieu (1689-1755), marble, h. 164 cm. Paris, Musée du Louvre. 2.7 Sir Joshua Reynolds: Anne Dashwood (1743-1830), Later Countess of Galloway, oil on canvas, 133.4 × 118.7?cm, with strip of 18.1?cm folded over the top of the stretcher, 1764. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Lillian S. Timken, 1950. Acc. No: 50.238.2. 2.8 Arthur Devis: Portrait of Lady Juliana Penn, oil on canvas, 91.8 × 79.1?cm, 1752, Philadelphia Museum of Art. 2.9 Jean-Antoine Houdon: Sabine Houdon (1787-1836), white marble on gray marble socle, overall, without base (confirmed): H. 27.3 × W. 22.5 × D. 14.9?cm, 9.0719?kg; H. with base (confirmed): 34.3?cm, 1788. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Bequest of Mary Stillman Harkness, 1950, Acc. No: 50.145.66. 2.10 Johan Zoffany RA: The Gore Family with George, 3rd Earl Cowper, oil on canvas, 78.7 × 97.8 cm, c. 1775. Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection. 2.11 Jean-Baptiste Greuze: Broken Eggs, oil on canvas, 73 × 94 cm, 1756. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Bequest of William K. Vanderbilt, 1920, Acc.No: 20.155.8. 2.12 Jacques-Louis David: The Lictors Bring to Brutus the Bodies of his Sons, oil on canvas, 323 × 422 cm, 1789, Paris, Musée du Louvre. 2.13 Jean-Antoine Watteau: Pilgrimage to the Isle of Cythera, oil on canvas, 129 × 194?cm, 1717. Paris, Musée du Louvre. 2.14 Richard Wilson: Lake Nemi and Genzano from the Terrace of the Capuchin Monastery, oil on canvas, 42.9 × 53.7 cm, c. 1756-1757. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of George A. Hearn, 1905, Acc. No.: 05.32.3. 2.15 Thomas Girtin: Lake Windermere and Belle Isle, pencil, pen and ink and watercolor on paper, 35.3 × 48.7?cm, c.1792-1793. The Wordsworth Trust, Grasmere. 2.16 Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin: The White Tablecloth, oil on canvas, 96.8 × 123.5 cm, 1731/32. The Art Institute of Chicago, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Larned Coburn Memorial Collection, 1944, 699. 3.1 Pompeo Batoni: Francis Basset, 1st Baron of Dunstanville, oil on canvas, 221 × 157 cm, 1778. Madrid, Museo del Prado. 3.2 Jean-Antoine Watteau: Shop Sign of the Art Dealer Gersaint, oil on canvas, 163 × 308cm, 1720. Berlin, Schloß Charlottenburg. 3.3 Johan Zoffany: Colonel Mordaunt's Cock Match, oil on canvas, 104 × 150?cm, c.1784-1786. Tate Gallery, London. 3.4 Gabriel-Jacques de Saint Aubin (1724-1780): View of the Salon of 1767, ink drawing, color wash and gouache highlights, 24.9 × 46.9 cm, 1767. Rouen, Musée des Beaux-Arts. 3.5 Pietro Antonio Martini (1738-1797): The Exhibition of the Royal Academy, 1787, engraving on paper, 36.1 × 49.9 cm, 1787. Guildhall Library and Art Gallery. 3.6 Richard Newton: Holland's Caricature Exhibition, watercolor drawing on paper, 1794, British Museum, London. 3.7 John Singleton Copley: Head of a Negro, oil on canvas, 53.3 × 41.3?cm, c.1777-1778. Detroit Institute of Arts. 3.8 Studio of Francis Harwood: Bust of a Man, black limestone on a yellow marble socle, overall: 71.1 × 50.8 × 26.7 cm; base or socle: 21.6 cm, c.1758. Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection. 3.9 John Raphael Smith, after George Morland: Execrable Human Traffic or The Affectionate Slaves, mezzotint, etching on paper, 46.3 × 64.8?cm, 1791. British Museum, London. 3.10 Johannes or Jan Verelst: No Nee Yeath Tan no Ton, King of the Generath, oil on canvas, 1710. Library and Archives of Canada. 3.11 Sir Joshua Reynolds: Portrait of Omai, oil on canvas, 236 × 145.5 cm, c. 1776. Private collection. 4.1 Johan Zoffany: Charles Townley and Friends in His Library at Park Street, Westminster, oil on canvas, 127 × 99.1 cm, 1781-1790 and 1798. Towneley Hall Art Gallery and Museum, Burnley. 5.1 Jean-Antoine Houdon: Winter, or The Chilly Woman, marble, height 145 cm, 1783. Musée Fabre, Montpellier. 5.2 Goya (Francisco de Goya y Lucientes): Plate 41 from "Los Caprichos": Neither more nor less (Ni mas ni menos), etching, burnished aquatint, drypoint and burin, plate: 19.7 × 14.8 cm; sheet: 29.5 × 20.9 cm, 1799. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of M. Knoedler & Co., 1918, Acc. No: 18.64(41). 5.3 William Hogarth: A Rake's Progress (Plate 3), etching and engraving on paper, 31.8 × 38.7?cm, 1735. Tate Gallery, London. 5.4 Gaspare Traversi: Posing for a Portrait, oil on canvas, 100 × 131 cm. 1754. Paris, Musée du Louvre. 5.5 Philippe Mercier: The Sense of Sight, oil on canvas, 132.1 × 153.7 cm, 1744-1747. Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection. 5.6 Luis Paret y Alcazar: The Art and Antique Shop, oil on board, 50 × 58 cm, 1772. Lazaro Galdiano Museum, Madrid. 5.7 Jean-Étienne Liotard: Monsieur Levett and Mademoiselle Helene Glavany in Turkish Costume, oil on card, 24.6 × 36.4 cm, c. 1740. Paris, Musée du Louvre. 5.8 Jean-Baptiste Greuze: The Village Bride or The Village Agreement, oil on canvas, 92 × 117 cm, 1761. Paris, Musée du Louvre. 5.9 Joseph Wright of Derby: An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump, oil on canvas,...

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