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Academies of Art: Past and Present


Originally published in 1940, this book charts the origins and evolution of academies of art from the sixteenth century to the first half of the twentieth century. Pevsner expertly explains the political, religious and mercantile forces affecting the education of artists in various countries in Western Europe, and the growing 'academisation' of artistic training that he saw is his own day. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the various historical schools of art instruction and the history of art more ...

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Academies of Art: Past and Present
2014, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107421448

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