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Dignity and Decadence: Victorian Art and the Classical Inheritance

By: Jenkyns, Richard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Harper Collins: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID252840

ISBN: 0002238438


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Small star stamp (remainder mark) to lower edge. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 363 pages The start point for this book is the contention that the Victorian age, which we think of as the great age of Gothic, was so shot through with the influence of the classical past that we should think instead of Victorian art and architecture as ... View more info