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Barrell, John.
The Political Theory of Painting from Reynolds to Hazlitt. 'The Body of the Public'.

Yale University Press: 1986.

"What is the function of painting in a commercial society? John Barrell here discusses how British artists and writers in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries attempted to answer the question, and his provocative and illuminating book offers a new perspective on both art criticism and eighteenth-century British culture".

Hardcover. 6.5"x9.5", 366 pages, b/w illustrations, dj

Inventory #: 9482
Price: $ 25.00      

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