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Nineteenth Century Art A Critical History

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ISBN-10: 050023793X

ISBN-13: 9780500237939

Edition: 2nd 2002 (Revised)

Authors: Stephen F. Eisenman

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List price: $65.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 428
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 4.532
Language: English

Introduction: Critical Art and Historyp. 7
Classicism and Romanticism
Patriotism and Virtue: David to the Young Ingresp. 14
Classicism in Crisis: Gros to Delacroixp. 51
The Tensions of Enlightment: Goyap. 78
Visionary History Painting: Blake and His Contemporariesp. 98
Nature Historicized: Constable, Turner, and Romantic Landscape Paintingp. 115
New World Frontiers
Old World, New World: The Encounter of Cultures on the American Frontierp. 144
Black and White in Americap. 163
Realism and Naturalism
The Generation of 1830 and the Crisis in the Public Spherep. 188
The Rhetoric of Realism: Courbet and the Origins of the Avant-Gardep. 206
The Decline of History Painting: Germany, Italy, and Francep. 225
Modern Art and Life
Manet and the Impressionistsp. 238
Issues of Gender in Cassatt and Eakinsp. 255
Mass Culture and Utopia: Seurat and Neoimpressionismp. 274
Abstraction and Populism: Van Goghp. 288
Symbolism and the Dialectics of Retreatp. 304
The Failure and Success of Cezannep. 337
Chronologyp. 351
Selected Bibliographyp. 365
List of Illustrationsp. 368
Indexp. 373
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