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Author: STEEGMAN, JOHN / PEVSNER, NIKOLAUS Title: VICTORIAN TASTE - A study of the Arts and Architecture from 1830 to 1870.
Description: Cambridge / Massachusetts, The M. I. T. Press, 1971. First M.I.T. Press paperback edition. Paperback, 21,5cmx13,5cm, Good condition /Cover in color, Foreword by Nikolaus Pevsner. First issued in 1950 under the title 'Consort of Taste', the reappearance of this book is heralded by Sir Nikolaus Pevsner as 'right and proper. It was a pioneering study when it came out - now, after general evaluation of matters of Victorian art and architecture has chsnged so rapidly, it can with confidence be called a classic'. Contents: 1). The opening scene. 2). Painting in Germany and England 1830-50. 3). Collectors and connoisseurs. 4). Architectural critics and the olden-time. 5). Architecture 1830-50. 7). The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. 8). Mid-century: The Eastlakes and ohers. 9). The great exhibition. 10). The 1850's: the new connoisseurship. 11). Painting and photography 1850-70. 12). Later views on architecture. 13). Ornaments and flowers. With epilogue: Prince Albert, the Queen and the Eastlakes. Notes and index. 24 illustrations. Sir Nikolaus Bernhard Leon Pevsner (1902 - 1983) was a German-born British scholar of history of art and, especially, of history of architecture. VIII + (6) + 338 pag.
Price: EUR 29.00 = appr. US$ 31.52 Seller: Festina Lente italiAntiquariaat
- Book number: 029372
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