FREDERIC LORD LEIGHTON. 1830-1896 Painter and Sculptor of the Victorian Age

FREDERIC LORD LEIGHTON (1830-1896)

Painter and sculptor Frederic, Lord Leighton is one of the foremost artists of the Victorian classical school. His masterpieces featuring mythological subjects are thought to be the inspiration behind the nineteenth-century craze for all things greek.
This monograph includes more than one hundred beautiful reproductions of Leighton's work along with an exploration of the role that classicism played in his paintings. In addition to his art, the book examines the architectural wonders of Leighton House, the artist's opulent Victorian residence in London.
 
Edited by Margot Th. Brandlhuber & Michael Buhrs. With contributions by Christopher Newall, Elizabeth Prettejohn, Daniel Robbins, Reena Suleman and Margotg Th. Brandlhuber. 
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Emne Engelsk kunst - 1800 tallet
Kunstner LEIGHTON, Frederic Lord
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Sprog Engelsk tekst
Illustrationer 130 ill. i farver
Format / Sideantal 28 x 20 cm / 208 sider
Udgivelsesår 2009
Indbinding Indbundet
Forlag Prestel
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ISBN 9783791343839
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FREDERIC LORD LEIGHTON (1830-1896)

Painter and sculptor Frederic, Lord Leighton is one of the foremost artists of the Victorian classical school. His masterpieces featuring mythological subjects are thought to be the inspiration behind the nineteenth-century craze for all things greek.
This monograph includes more than one hundred beautiful reproductions of Leighton's work along with an exploration of the role that classicism played in his paintings. In addition to his art, the book examines the architectural wonders of Leighton House, the artist's opulent Victorian residence in London.
 
Edited by Margot Th. Brandlhuber & Michael Buhrs. With contributions by Christopher Newall, Elizabeth Prettejohn, Daniel Robbins, Reena Suleman and Margotg Th. Brandlhuber.