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作者 Hogarth, William
書名 Aestheticism in Art
出版項 New York : Parkstone International, 2012
國際標準書號 9781780428895 (electronic bk.)
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說明 1 online resource (227 pages)
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系列 Temporis
附註 Intro -- Introduction -- General Rules of Composition -- Of Fitness -- Of Variety -- Of Uniformity, Regularity or Symmetry -- Of Simplicity, or Distinctness -- Of Intricacy -- Of Quantity -- Mastering of Lines -- Of Lines -- Of What Sort of Parts, and How Pleasing Forms Are Composed -- Of Composition with the Waving-Line -- Of Compositions with the Serpentine-Line -- Light, Shadows and Colours -- Of Proportions -- Of Light and Shade, and the Manner in which Objects are Explained to the Eye by Them -- Of Composition, with Regard to Light, Shade and Colour -- Of Colouring -- Positioning of the Human Figure in Compositions -- Of the Face -- Of Attitude -- Of Action -- Hogarth's Life -- Index
William Hogarth wrote his Analysis of Beauty in 1753, during the Age of Enlightenment. Through this captivating text, he tends to define the notion of beauty in painting and states that it is linked, per se, to the use of the serpentine lines in pictorial compositions. He calls it the line of beauty . His essay is thus dedicated to the study of the composition of paintings, depending on the correct use of the pictorial lines, light, colour, and the figure's attitudes. These timeless concepts have been applied by several artists through the centuries. Paintings from every period have here been chosen to support this demonstration. They allow us to explore the various manners in which beauty can be expressed in painting
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Hogarth, William Aestheticism in Art New York : Parkstone International,c2012 9781906981921
主題 Aesthetic movement (Art);Aesthetics
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