Hugh Honour
 
Honour, Hugh
Honour, Hugh
United States of America
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Description: The Image of the Black in Western Art, Volume IV: From the American Revolution to...
This volume is devoted to images of blacks in Western art from the late eighteenth century to the early twentieth, approximately one hundred fifty years of continuity and radical change in ideas about both blacks and art. It begins in the period of the Enlightenment, that supremely optimistic and self-confident expression of European civilization, and of the American Revolution, with its...
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PublisherHarvard University Press
Description: The Image of the Black in Western Art, Volume IV: From the American Revolution to...
Despite the increasing internationalism of Western art in the last quarter of the nineteenth century—encouraged by the great international exhibitions—the differences...
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PublisherHarvard University Press
Description: The Image of the Black in Western Art, Volume IV: From the American Revolution to...
A black man, large as life, holding the reins of a white horse in one hand while he plunges a dagger into its throat with the other, is given great prominence...
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PublisherHarvard University Press
Description: The Image of the Black in Western Art, Volume IV: From the American Revolution to...
Etudes and portraits were conceived as works of art, the former especially as works of artists whose individual perceptions...
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PublisherHarvard University Press
Description: The Image of the Black in Western Art, Volume IV: From the American Revolution to...
In Paris in 1800 Marie-Guilhelmine Benoist exhibited at the Salon what is perhaps the most beautiful portrait of a black woman ever painted...
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Description: The Image of the Black in Western Art, Volume IV: From the American Revolution to...
This volume is devoted to images of blacks in Western art from the late eighteenth century to the early twentieth, approximately one hundred fifty years of continuity and radical change in ideas about both blacks and art. It begins in the period of the Enlightenment, that supremely optimistic and self-confident expression of European civilization, and of the American Revolution, with its...
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PublisherHarvard University Press
Description: The Image of the Black in Western Art, Volume IV: From the American Revolution to...
The most conspicuous image of a black in Paris, and also one of the most beautiful, is on a fountain at the focal point of a public garden laid out, between the Observatoire and the Jardins du Luxembourg, as part of the Haussmannization of the city ...
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Description: The Image of the Black in Western Art, Volume IV: From the American Revolution to...
There are many and obvious similarities between European and American, especially British and North American, literary and visual images of blacks. Ever since the eighteenth century there had been a transatlantic interchange of writings about slavery ...
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Description: The Image of the Black in Western Art, Volume IV: From the American Revolution to...
A black silhouetted against the sky has a place of key importance in Théodore Géricault’s Raft of the Medusa, one of the greatest and most enigmatic paintings of the early nineteenth century ...
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PublisherHarvard University Press
Description: The Image of the Black in Western Art, Volume IV: From the American Revolution to...
During the closing decades of the eighteenth century, years of revolutionary convulsions on both sides of the Atlantic, not only in politics but in all walks of life and thought and art as well, the ways in which blacks were regarded underwent profound and far-reaching changes ...
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PublisherHarvard University Press