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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (1): 32–58.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Bradford Mudge Sir Joshua's Kitty Fisher as Cleopatra is a celebrated picture, one often taken as a representative of what are referred to as Reynolds's “courtesan portraits,” portraits of women—actresses, mistresses, models, prostitutes—who, in a variety of ways and with varying degrees...
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Published: 01 September 2022
Figure 3. François Gérard, Portrait of Marie-Louise Presenting the King of Rome , 1813, oil on canvas, Musée national des Châteaux de Versailles et Trianon, Versailles, photographic credit: © Huelam987, 2019. From Wikimedia Commons. More
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Published: 01 September 2022
Figure 6. Elisabeth Vigée-Lebrun, Portrait of Madame Royale and Louis Joseph, Dauphin of France , 1785, oil on canvas, Musée National des Châteaux de Versailles et de Trianon, Versailles, photographic credit: © ArcoCo, 2019. From Wikimedia Commons. More
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Published: 01 January 2023
Figure 2. Portrait of Oh Myeonghang, King Yeongjo's minister of military affairs in 1728, Korea, Joseon dynasty (1392–1910), ink and colors on silk, Gyeonggi Provincial Museum, Hyeju Oh Family Collection. Photograph © Gyeonggi Provincial Museum. Oh was the highest ranked among the fifteen Bunmu More
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Published: 01 January 2023
Figure 3. Draft portrait of Oh Myeonghang, 1751, Korea, Joseon dynasty (1392–1910), ink on colors on paper, Asian Art Museum, gift of Arthur J. McTaggart, 1992.203.b. Photograph © Asian Art Museum. More
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Published: 01 January 2023
Figure 4. Detail of Oh Myeonghang's finished portrait, 1751 (figure 3), showing his darkened, pockmarked skin and the discolored whites of his eyes. It has been suggested that his unhealthy appearance foreshadows his death, probably due to cirrhosis, less than a year after the 1728 revolt More
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Published: 01 January 2023
Figure 5. Portrait of Lee Sam (1677–1735), early eighteenth century, ink and colors on silk, Baekje Military Museum, on loan from the Hampyeong Lee Family Collection. This portrayal of Lee as a vigilant military officer in the field differs markedly from the formal poses in court dress More
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Published: 01 January 2023
Figure 6. Draft portrait of Yi Ikpil, 1751 (reverse), Korea, Joseon dynasty (1392–1910), ink on colors on paper, Asian Art Museum, gift of Arthur J. McTaggart, 1992.203.b. Photograph © Asian Art Museum. Yi was one of the five Bunmu officers who survived long enough to have a second portrait More
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (2): 111–127.
Published: 01 April 2000
...Sandra J. Burr The College of William & Mary 2000 111 — Review Essay — Inspiring Lunatics: Biographical Portraits of the Lunar Society’s Erasmus Darwin...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (1): 54–81.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Aparna Gollapudi In the last quarter of the eighteenth century, John Bell commissioned hundreds of actor portraits in dramatic roles, which were published as book illustrations in the series Bell’s Shakespeare and Bell’s British Theatre. These portraits contributed significantly to the emergent...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (1): 63–80.
Published: 01 January 2023
...Figure 2. Portrait of Oh Myeonghang, King Yeongjo's minister of military affairs in 1728, Korea, Joseon dynasty (1392–1910), ink and colors on silk, Gyeonggi Provincial Museum, Hyeju Oh Family Collection. Photograph © Gyeonggi Provincial Museum. Oh was the highest ranked among the fifteen Bunmu...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (3): 29–59.
Published: 01 September 2011
...–84, to an explication of several representative caricatures from the famous Westminster election. It focuses on Charles Fox and the ways in which his portraits in particular channel the cultural instabilities of the moment. My purpose is to tease out the nuances with which Angelo treats...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (1): 1–34.
Published: 01 January 2023
...Bradford Mudge This essay postulates a field theory of the portrait, one capable of explaining both portrait objects and the forces to which they were subject. It does so not with the intention of celebrating theoretical mastery, but to facilitate three comparatively modest claims: first...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (3): 101–122.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Figure 3. François Gérard, Portrait of Marie-Louise Presenting the King of Rome , 1813, oil on canvas, Musée national des Châteaux de Versailles et Trianon, Versailles, photographic credit: © Huelam987, 2019. From Wikimedia Commons. ...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (3): 55–84.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Danielle Spratt The essay argues that David Garrick and Sarah Siddons—two of the most financially successful celebrities of their time—cultivated their parental public images in print and portrait culture by capitalizing on the level of their participation in benefits for actors and in the Drury...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (2): 1–35.
Published: 01 April 2016
... their deaths, and the Will & Jane exhibition tells the story of that process through the display of many and various objects—from porcelain figurines and portraits, to advertisements and bobbleheads—that are part of the marketing and cultural dissemination of literary fame. The authors of the article also...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (1): 56–72.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Richard Frohock First published in Dutch in 1678, Alexander Exquemelin's Buccaneers of America ( Americaensche Zee-Rovers ) presented European readers with a novel and shockingly candid portrait of the international band of sea rovers operating throughout the Caribbean and along the coastlines...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (2): 111–135.
Published: 01 April 2020
... correspondence: “Mr Bull is honouring me, at least my Anecdotes of Painting, exceedingly. He has let every page into a pompous sheet, and is adding every print of portrait, building, etc., that I mention and that he can get, and specimens of all our engravers. It will make eight magnificent folios, and be a most...
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Published: 01 January 2023
Figure 2. William Wynne Ryland, George III , after Allan Ramsay (1767), line engraving, 25 ⅝ in. × 17 ¼ in., National Portrait Gallery, London, NPG D9649. Courtesy National Portrait Gallery. More
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Published: 01 January 2023
Figure 9. James Gillray , A Connoisseur examining a Cooper (18 June 1792), hand-colored stipple engraving, 13 ⅝ in. × 9 ¾ in., National Portrait Gallery, London, NPG D12459. Courtesy National Portrait Gallery. More