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Lady Eastlake and the Characteristics of the Old Masters

Sheldon, JL (2019) Lady Eastlake and the Characteristics of the Old Masters. 19 : Interdisciplinary Studies in the Long Nineteenth Century, 28. ISSN 1755-1560

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Lady Eastlake was one of a number of experts and commentators to lay out the ways with which readers could engage with works by the old masters. This article considers the modes in which she presented her expertise and the manner in which she laid out her special form of commentary. Looking particularly at her Five Great Painters of 1883, the article examines Eastlake’s discussion of character in old master painting, presenting her evaluations of specific old masters in relation to some of the broader critical and analytical concerns at work in Victorian letters.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: 2005 Literary Studies, 2103 Historical Studies
Subjects: N Fine Arts > ND Painting
N Fine Arts > NX Arts in general
Divisions: Art & Design
Publisher: University of London
Date Deposited: 06 Jun 2019 09:28
Last Modified: 03 Sep 2021 22:52
DOI or ID number: 10.16995/ntn.824
Editors: Avery-Quash, S and Fraser, H
URI: https://researchonline.ljmu.ac.uk/id/eprint/10837
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