This text shows how man has attempted to convert the complexity of natural appearances into the unity of an idea: by symbols, by curiosity about facts, by fantasy to relieve his fears of by belief in a Golden Age or order.
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Kenneth Clark was born in 1903 and was educated at the University of Oxford. Aged 30, he was appointed Director of the National Gallery - he remained there until 1945. He has been Slade Professor of Fine Art at Oxford, Chairman of the Arts Council and Chairman of the Independent Television Authority. He was knighted in 1938 and made a Life Peer in 1969. In 1976 he was awarded the Order of Merit. He is widely known for his television programmes on art, as well as for his writing.Synopsis:
An expanded edition of the eminent art historian's 1949 work relates four mod of depicting landscapes to nineteenth-century painting and considers the fut of landscape painting.
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Book Description Harper & Row Publishers. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0064300889 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0021057
Book Description Harper & Row Publishers, 1979. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110064300889
Book Description Harper & Row Publishers, 1979. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Rev Sub. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0064300889