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The King’s Artists: The Royal Academy of Arts and the Politics of British Culture 1760-1840

This book sets out to give an account of what the foundation of The Royal Academy of Arts in 1768 meant for artistic practice in particular and cultural life more generally in Britain between 1760 and 1840. It is to be welcomed, because it fills a gap, and fills it well. The history of artContinue reading “The King’s Artists: The Royal Academy of Arts and the Politics of British Culture 1760-1840”