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Allan Ramsay

Painter, Essayist and Man of the Enlightenment

Allan Ramsay( )
Author: Smart, Alastair
Series title:The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art Ser.
ISBN:978-0-300-05690-7
Publication Date:Oct 1992
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $75.00
Book Description:

Allan Ramsay, court painter to King George III, was one of the major portrait painters of the eighteenth-century British school. Born in Edinburgh, he was also an important figure in the Scottish Enlightenment; his Dialogue on Taste merits an honored place among eighteenth-century belles lettres. This book by the world's foremost authority on Ramsay gives an entirely fresh account of Ramsay's life and sheds new light on his artistic and intellectual development.More Description

Book Details
Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Art / Individual Artists / General
Biography & Autobiography / Artists, Architects, Photographers
History / Modern / 18Th Century
History / Europe / Great Britain / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.853 x 11.388 x 1.246 Inches
Book Weight:3.69 Pounds



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