Theory and Practice of Neoclassicism in English Painting : The Origins, Development and Decline of an Ideal
New York: Garland Publishing, 1988.
Hardcover. Very Good- with no dust jacket. Item #12661
Library stamps/marks/labels, otherwise light wear. Solid hardcover.; Contents: Section One - Neoclassicism and its Origins: Chapter 1: Introduction; Ch 2. Towards a Definition and Limitation of Neoclassicism; Ch 3: Old Sources of Classical Material Available; Ch 4: New Sources of Classical Material; Ch 5: The Importance of Learned Societies; Ch 6: The Importance of Individual Patronage; Ch 7: Paintings providing a Commentary on English Neoclassicism; Section Two - The Theory of Neoclassicism: Ch 8: Wider Aspects of the Neoclassical Movement; Ch 9: Integration and Eclecticism; Ch 10: The Nature of the Ideal; Ch 11: Symmetry, Balance and Accuracy of Measurement; Section Three - The Practice of Neoclassicism: Ch 12: The Importance of Drawing; Ch 13: Portraiture; Ch 14: Landscape; Ch 15: History; Ch 16: Allegory; Ch 17: The Decline of the Neoclassical Movement; Notes; Sources and Bibliography; Details of Illustrations; Acknowledgments. ; Outstanding Theses in the Fine Arts from British Universities; Ex-Library; 417 pages.