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Creator:
Lenihan, Liam
Title(s):

The writings of James Barry and the genre of history painting, 1775-1809 / Liam Lenihan.

Published/Created:
Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2014]
Physical Description:
xii, 206 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Holdings:
Reference Library
NJ18.B2425 L46 2014 (LC)
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Inhaltsverzeichnis
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Terms:
Aesthetics, British -- 18th century.
Aesthetics, British -- 19th century.
Barry, James, 1741-1806 -- Philosophy.
Barry, James, 1741-1806 -- Written works.
Barry, James, 1741-1806.
History painting.
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  • Introduction : James Barry's writings and the genre of history painting
  • Barry's Inquiry into public taste
  • The Progress of Human Culture as a narrative of Enlightenment
  • Barry's Lectures on Painting and the Royal Academy of Arts
  • Wollstonecraft's Reading of Milton and the Sublime of Barry, Fuseli and Blake
  • Barry's Self-Portrait as Timanthes and his tenure as professor of painting
  • Conclusion : History painting as a 'union of talents'.