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Eyewitness Views: Making History in Eighteenth-Century Europe


Canaletto, Bernardo Bellotto, Luca Carlevarijs, Giovanni Paolo Panini, Francesco Guardi, Hubert Robert—these renowned view painters are perhaps most famous for their expansive canvases depicting the ruins of Rome or the canals of Venice. Many of their most splendid paintings, however, feature important contemporary events. These occasions motivated some of the greatest artists of the era to produce their most exceptional work. Little explored by scholars, these paintings stand out by virtue of their extraordinary artistic quality, vibrant atmosphere, and historical interest. They are imbued with a sense of occasion, even drama, and were often commissioned by or for rulers, princes, and ambassadors as records of significant events in which they participated.
Lavishly illustrated and meticulously researched, this volume provides the first-ever comprehensive study—in any language—of this type of view painting. In examining these paintings alongside the historical events depicted in them, Peter Björn Kerber carefully reconstructs the meaning and context these paintings possessed for the artists who produced them and the patrons who commissioned them, as well as for their contemporary viewers.
This vital book represents a major contribution to the field of view painting studies and will be an essential resource for scholars and enthusiasts.
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By Edouard Manet.

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By Honore Daumier.

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Contributions by Christopher Baker.

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Text by John House.

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Text by Tony Corbett.

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Pub Date: 3/1/2002
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Edited by Achim Gnann.

ROYAL ACADEMY PUBLICATIONS

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Text by Tony Corbett.

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The Dawn of the Floating World 1650-1765: Early Ukiyo-E Treasures from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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Text by Timothy Clark.

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Text by Vidya Dehejia.

ROYAL ACADEMY PUBLICATIONS

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