3 edition of Pepys and the pictorial arts found in the catalog.
Pepys and the pictorial arts
Walter A. Liedtke
Written in English
Extracted from Apollo, vol. 133, no. 350 (new series), (April 1991).
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And then again, it’s an enthralling account of one man’s life, from the inside out. Vanity must be one motivation for the diarist. Pepys translated his vanity first into intimate reportage and then into art. Yes, he places himself at the centre of events, but not in a self-important way. Considered a great classic by all who seek for a meeting ground between science and the humanities, Art and Illusion examines the history and psychology of pictorial representation in light of present-day theories of visual perception information and learning. Searching for a rational explanation of the changing styles of art, Gombrich reexamines many ideas on the imitation of nature and the.
The library houses Samuel Pepys’s original diaries and remains one of the most significant collections of books, manuscripts, documents and prints acquired by any private individual. Visit the treasures of the library collected over Pepys’s lifetime and still preserved in the original oak book cases designed by Pepys . Samuel Pepys, (born Febru , London, England—died , London), English diarist and naval administrator, celebrated for his Diary (first published in ), which gives a fascinating picture of the official and upper-class life of Restoration London from Jan. 1, , to Life. Pepys was the son of a working tailor who had come to London from Huntingdonshire.
Between the ninth and thirteenth centuries the Western world witnessed a glorious flowering of the pictorial arts. In this lavishly illustrated book, C.R. Dodwell provides a comprehensive guide to all forms of this art—from wall and panel paintings to stained glass windows, mosaics, and embroidery—and sets them against the historical and theological influences of the age. Though pictorial storytelling dates back to the earliest cave wall paintings, the true picturebook harks back to a mere years ago, when artist and illustrator Randolph Caldecott (
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Historians doubt Charles is the true author—but under Cromwell’s protectorate the book sold like hot cakes. Pepys’s plague came ina descendant of the Black Death, now known as the “great plague of London.” It was the last great British plague epidemic, lasting for over 18 months and killing an estimatedpeople.
It is a pleasure to be able, after a suitable time period - aided by "increasing maturity" - to reread Pepys, and the researcher and indeed, Pepys official librarian, Robert Latham presents an admirable selection of edited extracts in this, the illustrated, version of the main diaries of to /5(9).
Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn are two of the most celebrated English diarists. They were also extraordinary men and close friends. This first full portrait of that friendship transforms our understanding of their times.
Pepys was earthy and shrewd, while Evelyn was a genteel aesthete, but both were drawn to intellectual by: 1. With his unquenchable joy in life and his endless curiosity, Pepys is the perfect diarist for the general reader.
In his pages the public events of London in the s - the politics of the Restoration, the Dutch War, the Plague, the Great Fire - are interwoven with a /5.
Samuel Pepys was a great collector of books, news, and gossip. This study uses his surviving papers to examine reading practices, collecting, and the exchange of information in the late seventeenth century.
Pepys and His Contemporaries. Published by National Portrait Gallery. By Richard Ollard. The Diary of Samuel Pepys is an indisputable treasure of English literature, and one of the most important documentary sources of the English Restoration period.
Pepys’ Diary, maintained daily for almost ten years, records his reactions to minutiae and momentous occasions alike—documenting the daily. Samuel Pepys and the Great Fire of London. Share Twitter Facebook Email Close Discover a world of learning resources Host your existing resources on MyLearning, or get help developing new ones.
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Between the ninth and thirteenth centuries the Western world witnessed a glorious flowering of the pictorial arts. In this lavishly illustrated book, C.R. Dodwell provides a comprehensive guide to all forms of this art--from wall and panel paintings to stained glass windows, mosaics, and embroidery--and sets them against the historical and theological influences of the age.5/5(1).
The Diary of Samuel Pepys. Daily entries from the 17th century London diary. The most brilliant, and appalling, set-piece in the book is the detailed account of the excruciating operation Pepys had, without anaesthetic, for the removal of a bladder stone.
Everybody's Pepys. London: G. Bell and Sons, Item # The Diary of Samuel Pepys Handsomely Bound by Rivière & Son PEPYS, Samuel. SHEPARD, Ernest H., illustrator. RIVIÈRE & Son, binders.
Everybody's Pepys. The Diary of Samuel Pepys Friday 31 August To bed at 2 or 3 in the morning and up again at 6 to go by appointment to my Lord Bellasses, but he out of town, which vexed back and got Mr.
Poynter to enter into my book while I read from my last night’s notes the letter, and that being done to writing it fair.
At noon home to dinner, and then the boy and I to the office, and there he read while I writ it fair. The Diary of Samuel Pepys by Samuel Pepys, book of a lifetime: Open and compelling.
The book that has informed Gyles Brandreth's. Community Reviews. Written in the highly romantic style of the Victorians, it is still a highly engaging life of a remarkable man. Pepys grew up during the English Civil War, was a Roundhead as a boy and a Royalist as a man. His cousin Montagu was his entree into politics and royal circles.4/5.
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For me, it's the unexpurgated 'Diary of Samuel Pepys. The diary of Samuel Pepys: a new and complete transcription / edited by Robert Latham and William Matthews - in 11 volumes by Pepys, Samuel () Seller MW Books Ltd. Published Condition Fine cloth copies in equally fine dust-wrappers.
Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especial Edition Reprint. Background. Samuel Pepys was a lifelong bibliophile and carefully nurtured his large collection of books, manuscripts, and prints. At his death, there were more than 3, volumes, including the diary, all carefully catalogued and indexed; they form one of the most important surviving 17th-century private libraries.
Pepys made detailed provisions in his will for the preservation of his book. Men, pen and ink Pepys and Evelyn, chroniclers of the English Renaissance Two diarists who painted the most vivid portrait of 17th-century England Books and arts Aug 31st edition.
Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn are two of the most celebrated English diarists. They were also extraordinary men and close friends. This first full portrait of that friendship transforms our understanding of their times. Pepys was earthy and shrewd, while Evelyn was a genteel aesthete.The Diary Of Samuel Pepys Esquire by Samuel Pepys; Lord Braybrook (Edited) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at