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The Resource 'Candidates for fame' : the Society of Artists of Great Britain, 1760-1791, Matthew Hargraves

'Candidates for fame' : the Society of Artists of Great Britain, 1760-1791, Matthew Hargraves

Label
'Candidates for fame' : the Society of Artists of Great Britain, 1760-1791
Title
'Candidates for fame'
Title remainder
the Society of Artists of Great Britain, 1760-1791
Statement of responsibility
Matthew Hargraves
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In 1760 an innovation transformed the character of artistic life in Britain: the first public exhibition of art. A dispute split exhibitors into rival groups, among them the Society of Artists of Great Britain. This work examines the Society and looks at the politics and personalities behind the exibitions
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
Dewey number
  • 706'.041
  • 706.041
  • 706'.041
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
specialized
Label
'Candidates for fame' : the Society of Artists of Great Britain, 1760-1791, Matthew Hargraves
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Published for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 226-236) and index
Control code
9780300110043
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
vi, 244 p.
Isbn
9780300110043
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill., ports.
Label
'Candidates for fame' : the Society of Artists of Great Britain, 1760-1791, Matthew Hargraves
Publication
Note
Published for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 226-236) and index
Control code
9780300110043
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
vi, 244 p.
Isbn
9780300110043
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill., ports.

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      51.5096382 -0.1297941
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