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Author L'Enfant, Julie.

Title William Rossetti's art criticism : the search for truth in Victorian art / Julie L'Enfant.

Published Lanham : University Press of America, [1999]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  700.92 ROSS/ LENF    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiii, 374 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [343]-365) and index.
Contents Ch. 1. Introduction to the Art Criticism of William Rossetti. Family Background and Education. The Role of Art Critic -- Ch. 2. Rossetti as Pre-Raphaelite Critic. Pre-Raphaelite Practice, 1848-49. William Rossetti and the Germ, 1850. The Critical Fracas, 1850. The Bigger Picture: Reviews for the Critic, 1850. Wider Circulation: Early Spectator Reviews -- Ch. 3. In Search of Style: The British School, 1855-1862. The Universal Exposition in Paris, 1855. Lessons from Paris: "Realism" and "Naturalism" "Exhibition Mania": 1856 and 1857. Rossetti's Concept of "Style" The 1862 International Exhibition, London -- Ch. 4. Critical Authority: William Rossetti and Japonism. Rossetti's Periodical Reviewing in the 1860s. Greater Expectations: "Success in Art" The Introduction of Japanese Art to England. Rossetti's Reviews of Japanese Art. William Rossetti's Collection of Japanese Art. William Rossetti and James McNeill Whistler -- Ch. 5. Rossetti and Revivalism. History Painting.
The Classical Revival. Medievalism. Pre-Raphaelitism and the Spirit of the Past -- Ch. 6. Conclusion: William Rossetti and "Aesthetic Realism" The Condition of Art, 1874-1878: Academy Reviews. The Deficiencies of Aestheticism: Final Reviews. Elective Affinities: William Rossetti's Contribution to Art Criticism.
Subject Rossetti, William Michael, 1829-1919 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Rossetti, William Michael, 1829-1919.
Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood.
Art, British.
Art, Victorian -- Japanese influences.
Aesthetic movement (Art)
Art, Victorian.
ISBN 0761812903 (cloth : alk. paper)