Published For The Paul Mellon Centre For Studies In British Art This Book Is The First To Examine The Ways In Which 18th 19th Century British Artists Portrayed The Archaic Past Sam Smiles Argues That Ancient Britain Was Variously Seen As A Noble Epoch Of Wisdom Patriotism Or As A Period Of Savagery Barbarism, That These Representations Changed Over Time To Suit Current Political Fashions Changing Ideas Of National Identity.
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- 262 pages
- The Image of Antiquity: Ancient Britain and the Romantic Imagination
- Sam Smiles
- 11 August 2017 Sam Smiles