Painting Out of the Ordinary by David H. Solkin
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Painting Out of the Ordinary
By David H. Solkin

Painting Out of the Ordinary

Modernity and the Art of Everday Life in Early Nineteenth-Century England

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Painting Out of the Ordinary by David H. Solkin

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At the height of the Napoleonic Wars, a new generation of painters led by the precociously talented David Wilkie took London's art world by storm. Their novel approach to the depiction of everyday life marked the beginning a trajectory that links the art of the Age of Revolution with the postmodern culture of today. What emerged from the imagery of Wilkie and other early 19th-century British genre painters--among them William Mulready, Edward Bird, and the controversial watercolorist Thomas Heaphy--was a sense that common people were increasingly bound up with the exceptional events of history, that traditional boundaries between country and city were melting away, and that a more regularized and dynamic present was everywhere encroaching upon the customary patterns of the past.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780300140613
ISBN-10: 0300140614
Format: Hardback
(295mm x 248mm x 31mm)
Pages: 384
Imprint: Yale University Press
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publish Date: 8-Jul-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - David H. Solkin

David H. Solkin is professor of the social history of art, Courtauld Institute of Art. He is the author of Painting for Money: The Visual Arts and the Public Sphere in Eighteenth-Century England and editor of Art on The Line: The Royal Academy Exhibitions at Somerset House 1780--1836, both published by Yale.

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