Journals Higher Education

£34.49

Hardback

Published: 24 January 2013

232 Pages | Colour plate section & black and white images

234x156mm

ISBN: 9780199662975


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Introduction

The Nation Made Real

Art and National Identity in Western Europe, 1600-1850

Anthony D. Smith

  • Presents an original comparative analysis of the rise of 'national art' in eighteenth-century Britain and France
  • Offers a comparative analysis of Britain and France in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries
  • Examines British and French visual culture and its relation to their emerging national identites and politics
  • Analyses the didactic, evocative, and commemorative modes employed by key artists like David, Ingres, Turner, and Constable to create memorable national images
  • Includes a colour plate section
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