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Exhibiting Englishness - a book by Dias, Rosie

Exhibiting Englishness

John Boydell's Shakespeare Gallery and the Formation of a National Aesthetic

Exhibiting Englishness( )
Author: Dias, Rosie
Series title:Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art Ser.
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $85.00
Book Description:

In the late 18th century, as a wave of English nationalism swept the country, the printseller John Boydell set out to create an ambitious exhibition space, one devoted to promoting and fostering a distinctly English style of history painting. With its very name, the Shakespeare Gallery signaled to Londoners that the artworks on display shared an undisputed quality and a national spirit. Exhibiting Englishness explores the responses of key artists of...
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Detailed Subjects: Philosophy / Aesthetics
Art / European
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7.839 x 10.257 x 1.057 Inches
Book Weight:2.62 Pounds

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