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Creator:
Forsaith, Peter S., author.
Title(s):

Image, identity and John Wesley : a study in portraiture / Peter S. Forsaith.

Published/Created:
Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, an imprint of the Taylor & Francis Group, 2018.
©2018
Physical Description:
xvi, 209 pages, 58 unnumbered pages of plates : chiefly color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Holdings:
Reference Library
N7628.W46 F67 2018 (LC)
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-204) and index.
Subject Terms:
Wesley, John, 1703-1791 -- Portraits.
Wesley, John, 1703-1791.
Form/Genre:
Portraits.
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  • 'A far greater genius than Sir Joshua': some issues and complexities around the portraiture
  • 'This melancholy employment': portraits from the life to 1780
  • 'I yielded to importunity': portraits from the life, 1781-91
  • Prints and posthumous portraits: spreading and selling the image
  • Scene paintings
  • Pottery and sculpture: a note
  • No striking likeness?: images and ambiguities
  • 'The pious preacher': satire
  • 'Of pictures I do not pretend to be a judge': John Wesley and art
  • Image, identity and institution: constructing a canon
  • Conclusions: visualising Mr Wesley.