The Holland Park Circle: Artists and Victorian Society

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Yale University Press, 1999 - 303 pagine
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The reign of Queen Victoria witnessed a spectacular rise in the visibility, wealth, and prestige of English artists and designers. Leading this resurgence was a group of artists who established their studios in and around the district of London's Holland Park. This book is both an engrossing narrative of their lives, works, and influence and a perceptive analysis of the subtle relationships between high Victorian taste and mercantile values.
 

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By the middle of the 19th century, English artists and designers had achieved wealth and status, becoming influential members of society. From about 1850 on, the most prestigious artists--led by ... Leggi recensione completa

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the 1840s
7
Watts at Little Holland House the Genesis of the Holland Park
18
Building for Art in Kensington
41
Leighton Aitchison and 2 Holland Park Road
54
Guns and Glees
65
Art and Society on Campden Hill
77
Howard Webb and 1 Palace Green
89
The lonides Patrons in Holland Park
106
The Leighton Ascendancy
188
Prinsep Webb and 1 Holland Park Road
206
The Studios of Holland Park
213
The Last Victorian ArtistsHouses in Holland Park
224
Artists in Residence
237
Death and Decline
269
Notes
278
Index
295

The Aesthetic Interior
122
187S
145
2 9 and 14
171
Photographic Acknowledgements 304
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Dakers is professor of cultural history at Central Sai

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