Guided Tour #13

British Art in the 15th-18th Centuries


Description: This tour presents British painting and sculpture from the 15th to the 18th century, i.e. the Gothic, Renaissance, Mannerist, Baroque, and Rococo periods. After a long period of dominance by a series of foreign-born artists, British art produced in the 18th century some great artists like Hogarth, Reynolds and Gainsborough.

Sources: HUYGHE, René, Larousse Encyclopedia of Renaissance and Baroque Art, Hamlyn, London, New York, Sydney, Toronto, 1964; BAZIN, Germain, Baroque and Rococo, Thames and Hudson, London, 1964; LEVEY, Michael, Rococo to Revolution and Rococo, Thames and Hudson, London, 1966;

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