The Resource Bodybuilding : reforming masculinities in British art 1750-1810, Martin Myrone

Bodybuilding : reforming masculinities in British art 1750-1810, Martin Myrone

Label
Bodybuilding : reforming masculinities in British art 1750-1810
Title
Bodybuilding
Title remainder
reforming masculinities in British art 1750-1810
Statement of responsibility
Martin Myrone
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Myrone, Martin
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
N8222.M38
LC item number
M97 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Masculinity in art
  • Heroes in art
  • Art, British
  • Art and society
Label
Bodybuilding : reforming masculinities in British art 1750-1810, Martin Myrone
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [315-373) and index
Contents
Introduction : masculinity as cultural work in eighteenth-century Britain -- 'Our arts may hope for new advances' : the state of the arts 1755-1765 -- Reforming the hero : London in the early 1760s -- Gavin Hamilton and Rome in the 1760s -- James Barry in France and Italy -- 'Over-stocked with artists of all sorts' : the state of the arts 1765-1775 -- General Wolfe among the Macaronis -- Outlaw masculinity : John Hamilton Mortimer in the 1770s -- Alexander Runciman in Rome and Edinburgh -- Henry Fuseli and Thomas Banks in Rome -- 'This weak, disjointed age' : the state of the arts 1775-1785 -- The American war and the heroic image -- Gothic romance and quixotic heroism : Fuseli in the 1780s -- The male nude at the Royal Academy -- 'Three young sculptors' of the 1790s -- 'I never presum'd to class the painters' : the state of the arts 1785-1800 -- Conclusion: genius, madness and the fate of heroic art : Blake and Fuseli in the nineteenth century -- Notes -- Selected bibliography -- Photograph credits -- Index
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
vii, 384 p.
Isbn
9780300110050
Isbn Type
(cl : alk. paper)
Lccn
20050120 41
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)59879576
Label
Bodybuilding : reforming masculinities in British art 1750-1810, Martin Myrone
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [315-373) and index
Contents
Introduction : masculinity as cultural work in eighteenth-century Britain -- 'Our arts may hope for new advances' : the state of the arts 1755-1765 -- Reforming the hero : London in the early 1760s -- Gavin Hamilton and Rome in the 1760s -- James Barry in France and Italy -- 'Over-stocked with artists of all sorts' : the state of the arts 1765-1775 -- General Wolfe among the Macaronis -- Outlaw masculinity : John Hamilton Mortimer in the 1770s -- Alexander Runciman in Rome and Edinburgh -- Henry Fuseli and Thomas Banks in Rome -- 'This weak, disjointed age' : the state of the arts 1775-1785 -- The American war and the heroic image -- Gothic romance and quixotic heroism : Fuseli in the 1780s -- The male nude at the Royal Academy -- 'Three young sculptors' of the 1790s -- 'I never presum'd to class the painters' : the state of the arts 1785-1800 -- Conclusion: genius, madness and the fate of heroic art : Blake and Fuseli in the nineteenth century -- Notes -- Selected bibliography -- Photograph credits -- Index
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
vii, 384 p.
Isbn
9780300110050
Isbn Type
(cl : alk. paper)
Lccn
20050120 41
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)59879576

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