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Eighteenth century Venice

Eighteenth century Venice

an exhibition of paintings and drawings held at the Whitechapel Art Gallery from January 3 to March 14 and at the Museum and Art Gallery, Birmingham from March 21 to April 18 1951.

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Published by printed by The Shenval Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art, Italian -- Italy -- Venice -- Exhibitions.,
  • Painting, Modern -- 17th-18th centuries -- Italy -- Venice -- Exhibitions.,
  • Drawing -- 18th century -- Italy -- Venice -- Exhibitions.

  • Edition Notes

    GenreExhibitions.
    ContributionsWatson, F. J. B. 1907-, Whitechapel Art Gallery., Birmingham City Museum and Art Gallery.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination44p. :
    Number of Pages44
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18499310M

    About the Journal. Committed to interdisciplinary exchange, Eighteenth-Century Life addresses all aspects of European and world culture during the long eighteenth century. The most wide-ranging journal of eighteenth-century studies, it also encourages diverse methodologies—from close reading to cultural studies—and it always welcomes suggestions for review essays. The final essay of the fourteen connects the archetypal eighteenth-century figure of the seduced and abandoned woman to Sophie Calle’s Venice Biennale exhibition entitled Take Care of Yourself, which the author reads as a direct descendant of the eighteenth-century letter novel. The book is framed by an introduction that situates the. The annual meeting of the British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies is Europe’s largest and most prestigious annual conference dealing with all aspects of the history, culture and literature of the long eighteenth century.


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Giacomo Girolamo Casanova was an Italian adventurer, author, and womanizer who was born and lived in Venice during the gilded and decadent eighteenth century. Perhaps best known for his daring and amorous exploits, Casanova’s autobiography is considered one of the best sources of European lifestyles and customs of the 18th century.

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