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Academies of art

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Originally published in 1940, this book charts the origins and evolution of academies of art from the sixteenth century to the first half of the twentieth century. Pevsner expertly explains the political, religious and mercantile forces affecting the education of artists in various countries in Western Europe, and the growing 'academisation' of artistic training that he saw is his own day. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the various historical schools of art instruction and the history of art more generally.

Excellent pages, slight edge and cover wear.

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Author(s):
Nikolaus Pevsner
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2014
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1107421446
ISBN-13:
9781107421448
Number of pages:
323
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press

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Originally published in 1940, this book charts the origins and evolution of academies of art from the sixteenth century to the first half of the twentieth century. Pevsner expertly explains the political, religious and mercantile forces affecting the education of artists in various countries in Western Europe, and the growing 'academisation' of artistic training that he saw is his own day. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the various historical schools of art instruction and the history of art more generally.

Excellent pages, slight edge and cover wear.

Author(s):
Nikolaus Pevsner
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2014
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1107421446
ISBN-13:
9781107421448
Number of pages:
323
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press

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