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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (2): 23–64.
Published: 01 April 2010
... in zeitgeist, alter their consumption and reading practices of the text, but they also interpreted the poem by translating it into a range of different media such as furniture prints, porcelain designs, sculpture, and book illustrations. I shall examine different responses to Thomson's poem by discussing...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (1): 234–239.
Published: 01 January 2011
...M. G. Sullivan Matthew Craske. The Silent Rhetoric of the Body: A History of Monumental Sculpture and Commemorative Art in England, 1720–1770 (New Haven: Yale Univ., 2007). Pp. xiii + 528. 200 ills. $75 Duke University Press 2010 Review Essay...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (2): 1–28.
Published: 01 April 2007
... with its companion a number of features, such as the use of eastern sculptural sources and the apotheosis genre, and also develops these in dense detail appropriate to its subject. In this article, I will focus on Blake’s painting of Pitt (fi gure 1) and suggest that this image was much more...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 116–134.
Published: 01 September 2021
... This extraordinary ensemble is arguably the best preserved porcelain table centerpiece to have survived from the eighteenth century and is one of the most important extant productions of the porcelain factory at Vienna. These porcelain sculptures include various allegories, mythological figures, and members...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2004) 28 (1): 136–165.
Published: 01 January 2004
... ranging from the elegant set pieces of Pompeo Batoni, which exploit a marketable Van 142 Eighteenth-Century Life Figure 3. Giovanni Paolo Panini, Roma Antica (ca. 1755). Staatsgalerie, Stuttgart Dyck formula, complete with sculptural accessories, to the intimacy of some less familiar...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (2): 104–109.
Published: 01 April 2013
... paintings. In the majority of the most successful paintings, the role of the musical instruments is taken by paintings and sculptures. The subject-­object relationships of the picture — ​if we take it to be a picture about people looking at works of art — ​are put in question as an artifact, equally...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2005) 29 (3): 44–75.
Published: 01 September 2005
..., and Chinese fi gures; on the mantelpiece were boxes contain- ing corals, ivory objects, and mounted shells; on tables with inlaid surfaces stood small marble and terracotta sculptures, as well as further porcelain objects.1 In eighteenth-century Paris there existed a network of more than 450...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (1): 1–34.
Published: 01 January 2023
...; and third, that many contemporary viewers became adept at negotiating these networks and were motivated to do so by the larger cultural demands that portraiture served. bradford.mudge@ucdenver.edu Copyright 2023 by Duke University Press 2023 portrait portraiture sculpture painting print...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (1): 84–107.
Published: 01 January 2016
... captured in marble, her sis- ter ­Frances (“Aspasia”) will inspire poets. Finch offers her own notional or speculative ekphrasis: she verbally designs the sculpture of Mary vicari- ously, through the unidentified male sculptor (unlike painting, sculpture was not an art generally practiced by women...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 January 2001
... is at work upon” (p. 11). Georgina hopes to be- come Horton’s pupil: “I wish she wou’d teach me her art; I could spend my life amidst fine statues” (p. 11). Horton’s sculpture has made her ad- mired for her mastery and even more, as Georgina suggests, for the erotic...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (3): 127–141.
Published: 01 September 2009
... geometric reconstructions as well as meticulously annotated elevations of buildings and sculptural details, indicating size to the hundredth of an inch (figure 1). This James “Athenian” Stuart and the Greek Revival    1 2 9 Figure 1. Revett’s elevation drawing of the roof...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (1): 108–113.
Published: 01 January 2000
... of the building type here, and sets forth the importance of considering contemporary and critical responses. He then proceeds to a consideration of different historical problems in subsequent chapters devoted to patronage, finance, sculptural em- bellishment, and design. Certain chapters are particularly...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (2): 122–129.
Published: 01 April 2010
.... 269. £60. $99. ISBN 978-1-851-96915-0 Droth, Martina, curator and introduction. Taking Shape: Finding Sculpture in the Decorative Arts (Los Angeles: The J. Paul Getty Museum, 2008). Pp. 222. 88 b/w + 115 color ills. 40. ISBN 978-0-892-36963-8 Duncan, Kathryn, ed. Religion in the Age...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2008) 32 (1): 23–56.
Published: 01 January 2008
... in Naples and the securing of a second villa located roughly between the excavation sites of the ancient cities Pompeii and Herculaneum soon afforded Hamilton the opportunity to acquire an extensive collection of ancient artifacts including medallions, coins, jewelry, bronze sculptures, and, most...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (3): 28–31.
Published: 01 September 2010
... hero, an Egyptian prince living prior to the Trojan War, is initiated inside the Great Pyramid into a Hermetic world of secret lore that looks curiously like the ideal curriculum for a budding philosophe; Séthos learns “chemistry, anatomy, zoology, and botany,” law, painting, and sculpture...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (3): 92–96.
Published: 01 September 2015
... modernity now seems counterintuitive is due both to the shift in discourse during the 1760s and to the increasingly dominant Revolutionary propaganda. Notably, too, though this is not part of Russo’s argument, these shifts are reflected in the leadership of the Royal Academy of Painting and Sculpture...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (3): 29–59.
Published: 01 September 2011
... and viewer, or to something else entirely, something dangerous like vanity or pride, or something frivolous like idle curiosity. Angelo explains that if the love of portraiture originated in that amor patriae, and social affection, which sculptured the veritable effigies upon the tomb...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (1): 103–107.
Published: 01 January 2000
... (conceivably as a separate item) when he wrote the lines about the fate of “imperial wonders.” I would argue, therefore, that line 10 began life as a third marvel—viz., the naturalism of Roman sculpture, distinct from the idealism of the Greek in acknowledging moles and squints and other tulip-streaks...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 111–115.
Published: 01 January 2009
... naval bat- tles, topographical views of hallowed battlefields, or overwrought memorial sculpture—none of these is easily accessible to the ironic and sensation-­loving postmodern viewer. One of the chief achievements of John Bonehill and Geoff Quilley’s volume on war art is that it animates...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (1): 28–57.
Published: 01 January 2018
... wins over the merchant Sir Simon. Like many in the period who were sus- picious of Damer and other female sculptors because sculpture was consid- ered a masculine art, Sir Simon views her studio as an abomination: “Why, what an odd place is this he comments on first viewing it. Later, when he...