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by Matthew Craske

eBook The Silent Rhetoric of the Body: A History of Monumental Sculpture and Commemorative Art in England, 1720-1770 (Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art) epub
  • ISBN: 0300135416
  • Author: Matthew Craske
  • Genre: Photography
  • Subcategory: History & Criticism
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Yale University Press (March 19, 2008)
  • Pages: 256 pages
  • ePUB size: 1141 kb
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New Haven, CT, and London: Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art for Yale University Press, 2007.

The Silent Rhetoric of the Body: A History of Monumental Sculpture and Commemorative Art in England, 1720–1770. New Haven, CT, and London: Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art for Yale University Press, 2007.

- Malcolm Baker, The Art Newspaper, May 2008. See and discover other items: mellon centre. Matthew Craske is Senior Lecturer in History of Art at Oxford Brookes University.

Matthew Craske begins by analyzing the relationship of tomb designs to. .Matthew Craske begins by analyzing the relationship of tomb designs to the changing and diverse culture of death in eighteenth-century England, and then explains conditions of production and the shifting dynamics of the market. He concludes with a masterly analysis of the motivations of the people who commissioned monuments, from aristocrats to merchants and professional people. The Silent Rhetoric of the Body: A History of Monumental Sculpture and Commemorative Art in England, 1720-1770 (Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art).

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book by Matthew Craske. The Silent Rhetoric of the Body : A History of Monumental Sculpture and Commemorative Art in England, 1720-1770.

New Haven, CT, and London: Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art for Yale University Press, 2007. Recommend this journal. Journal of British Studies.

Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, 2007 - Art - 528 pages. This illuminating and original book is the first to examine eighteenth-century British funeral monuments in their social, as well as their artistic, context, looking not only at the sculptors who created the monuments, but also the people who commissioned them and the people they commemorated

The Silent Rhetoric of the Body: A History of Monumental Sculpture and Commemorative Art in England, 1720-1770 (ISBN:9780300135411), published by the Paul Mellon Centre. The Silent Rhetoric of the Body: A History of Monumental Sculpture and Commemorative Art in England, 1720-1770.

This illuminating and original book is the first to examine eighteenth-century British funeral monuments in their social, as well as their artistic, context, looking not only at the sculptors who created the monuments, but also the people who commissioned them and the people they commemorated.

Matthew Craske is Senior Lecturer in History of Art at Oxford Brookes University. Ambitious in its scope, hugely impressive in its scholarship and passionate in its advocacy for a major aspect of 18th century British art, this is a magnificent book. Malcolm Baker, Art Newspaper. Craske’s is a remarkable book in many way.it deserves a wide readership precisely because it lays out eighteenth-century commemorative sculpture and its official histories so comprehensively. -Sarah Monks, Art History.

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This illuminating and original book is the first to examine eighteenth-century British funeral monuments in their social, as well as their artistic, context, looking not only at the sculptors who created the monuments, but also the people who commissioned them and the people they commemorated. Matthew Craske begins by analyzing the relationship of tomb designs to the changing and diverse culture of death in eighteenth-century England, and then explains conditions of production and the shifting dynamics of the market. He concludes with a masterly analysis of the motivations of the people who commissioned monuments, from aristocrats to merchants and professional people.

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