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Living with the Royal Academy : artistic ideals and experiences in England, 1768-1848 / edited by John Barrell, Mark Hallett and Sarah Monks.

Burlington : Ashgate, 2013.
Physical Description:
xv, 251 pages : illustrations 25 cm.
Reference Library
N332.G753 L665 2013 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Terms:
Art schools -- England -- London -- Sociological aspects.
Artists -- England -- Social conditions -- 18th century.
Artists -- England -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Artists -- Professional relationships -- England -- History -- 18th century.
Artists -- Professional relationships -- England -- History -- 19th century.
Royal Academy of Arts (Great Britain) -- History.
Barrell, John, editor of compilation.
Hallett, Mark, 1965- editor of compilation.
Monks, Sarah (Sarah Helen), 1969- editor of compilation.

  • Life study: living with the Royal Academy, 1768-1848 / Sarah Monks
  • The Academy quartet: Joshua Reynolds in 1769 / Mark Hallett
  • 'Un peu Gascon': Dominic Serres and the spectre of alienation / Sarah Monks
  • Conquering Academy and marketplace: Philippe de Loutherbourg's Channel crossing / Iain McCalman
  • 'The eye of delicacy': Joseph Wright of Derby reviewed / John Bonehill
  • Venetian secrets: Benjamin West and the contexts of colour at the Royal Academy / Rosie Dias
  • Thomas Banks and the Society for Constitutional Information / John Barrell
  • Apocalypse at the Academy: Death on the Pale Horse and the Revelation of Benjamin West / Ann Bermingham
  • William Etty: 'a child of the Royal Academy' / Martin Myrone
  • By abstraction springs forth ideal beauty? The 'real Academy' and John Gibson's Anglo-Roman modernity / Jason Edwards.