Sensation & Sensibility. Viewing Gainsborough's Cottage Door.


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"Late in his career Thomas Gainsborough became preoccupied with the theme of the cottage door, and he created a group of paintings and drawings that show rustic figures clustered around the open door of a cottage set ub a deeply wooded landscape. Often seen as exemplars of the rural idyll, these works were among the first landscape paintings to reflect the eighteenth century aesthetic of sensibility.2 28.5cms x 23.5cms x `2cms. Pp.xii/5 full-page colour plates/216, 125 colour and black & white figure illustrations. Green cloth, dustwrapper has a removable clear protective wrap. VG/VG.

Title: Sensation & Sensibility. Viewing Gainsborough's Cottage Door.

Author Name: BERMINGHAM, Ann.

Categories: ART,

Publisher: New Haven & London: Yale University Press, 2005. 0300110022:

ISBN Number: 0300110022

ISBN Number 13: 9780300110029

Seller ID: 45770

Keywords: bermingham sensation sensibility thomas gainsborough cottage door rural idyll rustic landscape art paintings 47323 ART,