Author:Brettell, Richard R. and Caroline B

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Image for Painters and Peasants in the Nineteenth Century

Painters and Peasants in the Nineteenth Century

By: Brettell, Richard R. and Caroline B.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Geneva, Editions d'Art Albert Skira: 1983

Seller ID: 005781

ISBN: 2605000273

Condition: Very Good


Dark green cloth with title in dark green on front cover and spine, and original card slipcase. Condition: Very good with just a hint of shelfwear to covers. A few very faint smudges to front endpaper. Binding sound. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with light shelfwear. Card slipcase in good condition with light shelfwear. 167pp. 10 colour and 54 b/w illustrations. The modern image of the peasant originated in Italy, in the 1820s, in the work of Leopold Robert, a Swiss, and Leopold Robert, a Frenchman, whose success created a vogue for the peasant genre, somewhat idealised. From the 1840s onw... View more info