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The Idea of the English Landscape Painter

Genius as Alibi in the Early Nineteenth Century

The Idea of the English Landscape Painter( )
Author: Kriz, Kay Dian
Series title:The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art Ser.
ISBN:978-0-300-06833-7
Publication Date:Mar 1997
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $45.00
Book Description:

English landscape painting changed dramatically during the time of Turner and Girtin--the new style of painting was seen as more natural and expressive of the imagination and character of the artist himself. The new artistic "geniuses" were hailed by critics as shining stars of a truly English school of landscape painting. In this book Dian Kriz critically examines the emergence of the Romantic concept of the landscape genius, arguing that it was a category produced by critics,...
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Book Details
Pages:200
Detailed Subjects: Art / European
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7.839 x 10.296 x 0.72 Inches
Book Weight:1.78 Pounds



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