Printing and Painting the News in Victorian London: The Graphic and Social Realism, 1869-1891

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Printing and Painting the News in Victorian London offers a fresh perspective on Social Realism by contextualizing it within the burgeoning new media environment of Victorian London. Paintings labelled as Social Realist by Luke Fildes, Frank Holl and Hubert Herkomer are frequently considered to typify the sentimental Victorian genre painting that quickly became outdated with the development of modernism. Yet this book argues that the paintings must be considered as the result of the new experiences of modernity-the urban ...

Printing and Painting the News in Victorian London: The Graphic and Social Realism, 1869-1891 2014, Ashgate Publishing Limited

ISBN-13: 9781472432988

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