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Johan Zoffany RA

Society Observed

Johan Zoffany RA( )
Author: Postle, Martin
Publication Date:Dec 2011
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $75.00
Book Description:

The 18th-century painter Johan Zoffany (1733-1810) was an astute observer of the many social circles in which he functioned as an artist over the course of his long career. This catalogue investigates his sharp wit, shrewd political appraisal, and perceptive social commentary (including subtle allusions to illicit relationships)--all achieved while presenting his subjects as delightful and sophisticated members of polite society. 

A skilled networker, Zoffany established...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Art / European
Art / Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions / General
Art / Criticism & Theory
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9.945 x 11.622 x 1.076 Inches
Book Weight:4.55 Pounds

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