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British Painting The Golden Age

Author: VAUGHAN, WILLIA
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Pub Date: 10/05/1999
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
ISBN: 9780500203194
Availability: In stock
Quick overview The period from the early works of Hogarth (about 1730) to the death of Turner (1851) was the golden age of British painting. William Vaughan discusses the key personalities and analyzes the class structure, political background, and economic factors that governed the art market.
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The period from the early works of Hogarth (about 1730) to the death of Turner (1851) was the golden age of British painting, bringing it into the forefront of European art. The main figures are Hogarth, Ramsay, Reynolds, Gainsborough and Lawrence, Blake, Constable and Turner. William Vaughan discusses the key personalities and analyses the class structure, political background, including the effects of the Napoleonic Wars, and economic factors that governed the art market.

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