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Spreading canvas - Eighteenth Century British Marine Painting

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In very good condition. Very slight bend of dust jacket at bottom, hardly noticeable.

Spreading Canvas takes a close look at the tradition of marine painting that flourished in 18th-century Britain. Drawing primarily on the extensive collections of the Yale Center for British Art and the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, London, this publication shows how the genre corresponded with Britains growing imperial power and celebrated its increasing military presence on the seas, representing the subject matter in a way that was both documentary and sublime. Works by leading purveyors of the style, including Peter Monamy, Samuel Scott, Dominic Serres, and Nicholas Pocock, are featured alongside sketches, letters, and other ephemera that help frame the political and geographic significance of these inspiring views, while also establishing the painters relationships to concurrent metropolitan art cultures. This survey, featuring a wealth of beautifully reproduced images, demonstrates marine paintings overarching relevance to British culture of the era.

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Author(s):
Ed: Hughes, Eleanor
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0300221576
ISBN-13:
9780300221572
Publisher:
Yale Center for British Art, Yale University Press
Title:
Spreading canvas - Eighteenth Century British Marine Painting

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In very good condition. Very slight bend of dust jacket at bottom, hardly noticeable.

Spreading Canvas takes a close look at the tradition of marine painting that flourished in 18th-century Britain. Drawing primarily on the extensive collections of the Yale Center for British Art and the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, London, this publication shows how the genre corresponded with Britains growing imperial power and celebrated its increasing military presence on the seas, representing the subject matter in a way that was both documentary and sublime. Works by leading purveyors of the style, including Peter Monamy, Samuel Scott, Dominic Serres, and Nicholas Pocock, are featured alongside sketches, letters, and other ephemera that help frame the political and geographic significance of these inspiring views, while also establishing the painters relationships to concurrent metropolitan art cultures. This survey, featuring a wealth of beautifully reproduced images, demonstrates marine paintings overarching relevance to British culture of the era.

Author(s):
Ed: Hughes, Eleanor
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0300221576
ISBN-13:
9780300221572
Publisher:
Yale Center for British Art, Yale University Press
Title:
Spreading canvas - Eighteenth Century British Marine Painting

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