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Dilettanti

Bruce Redford

Dilettanti

the antic and the antique in eighteenth-century England

by Bruce Redford

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Published by J. Paul Getty Museum, The Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Society of Dilettanti (London, England),
  • Art patronage -- England -- London -- History -- 18th century,
  • Classical antiquities -- Study and teaching -- England -- London -- History -- 18th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [207]-210) and index.

    StatementBruce Redford.
    ContributionsJ. Paul Getty Museum., Getty Research Institute.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN12 .R43 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 220 p. :
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23068000M
    ISBN 100892369248
    ISBN 109780892369249
    LC Control Number2007046891

    The book is only described as a second edition if significant changes are made to the copy. In collecting terms, a general definition of 1st edition book would be a work's first commercially available appearance in book form, printed with the original setting of type. The first time a publisher releases a new book, all copies of that book. " Dilettanti, dilettanti! This is the slighting way in which those who pursue any branch of art or learning for the love and enjoyment of the thing, per il loro diletto, are spoken of by those who have taken it up for the sake of gain, attracted solely by the prospect of money.

    Dilettante. 3, likes 3 talking about this. A 5 piece Alternative/Punk band from Buffalo, New York. Pronounced: Dil - leh - Taunt. Dilettante definition is - a person having a superficial interest in an art or a branch of knowledge: dabbler. How to use dilettante in a sentence. Synonym Discussion of dilettante.

    Dilettante definition, a person who takes up an art, activity, or subject merely for amusement, especially in a desultory or superficial way; dabbler. See more. EBSCOhost. NetLibrary An electronic book accessible through the World Wide Web; click for information. eBooks on EBSCOhost. Access restricted to Harris Learning Library use and to students, faculty and staff of Nipissing University and Canadore College.. NetLibrary. EBSCOhost. Free Access (Unlimited Concurrent Users) from EBSCO.


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“Redford’s exemplary study provides a richly layered account of the Dilettanti and the quintessentially eighteenth-century culture of curiosity they embodied.”— New Perspectives on the Eighteenth Century "This is a crucial work for students and scholars interested in 18th-century Dilettanti book   With elegance and wit, Bruce Redford re-creates the vibrant culture of connoisseurship in Enlightenment England by investigating the multifaceted activities and achievements of the Society of Dilettanti/5(4).

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Appendix: List of members,with brief biographical notices: p. [] Society of Dilettanti: On the left of the composition is (1) Sir Watkin Williams Wynn, (2) Mr. John Taylor, (3) Mr.

Stephen Payne-Gallwey, (4) Sir William Hamilton, (5) Mr. Richard Thompson, (6) Mr. Spencer Stanhope, and (7) Mr. John Lewin Smyth of Heath. Dilettanti definition, a person who takes up an art, activity, or subject merely for amusement, especially in a desultory or superficial way; dabbler.

See more. The Society of Dilettanti’s projects and publications exemplify the Enlightenment ideal of the gentleman amateur, which is linked in turn to a culture of wide-ranging curiosity. Preview this book». This lively and illuminating account is the most detailed analysis of the early Society of Dilettanti to date.

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This exhibition presents portraits, sculptures, drawings, and rare books that illuminate the first years of the Society of Dilettanti. The society was founded in in London as a dining club for British gentlemen who had made the Grand Tour, an extended trip to Italy for cultural enrichment.

Originally a convivial gathering of rich young men who had been on the *Grand Tour, it met in London fromand developed as a serious supporter of architectural and archaeological explorations of Greece, the Middle East, and Italy, thereby laying the foundation for a systematic scholarly study of Classical antiquities, financing expeditions and publishing the results.

dilettante definition: 1. a person who is or seems to be interested in a subject, but whose understanding of it is not. Learn more.

Dilettanti; the antic and the antique in eighteenth-century England. Redford, Bruce. Getty Publications pages $ Hardcover N12 The word "dilettante" entered the English language in the eighteenth century with the establishment of the Dilettanti, a society for convivial drinking and the appreciation of Greek and Roman art.The Dilettanti.

Welcome to the web site for MUW's student literary magazine, The Dilettanti. This is a magazine produced by and for the students of MUW. Student editors are chosen each year, and submissions are solicted from current students.

We are always. Today’s Dilettanti would want to revel in owning and reading and rereading this handsome book, lavishly illustrated and printed in Singapore on high quality paper. Even those well versed in the abundant literature of the Grand Tour, popularized in countless exhibitions in Europe and the U.S., will find fresh ideas and fresh illustrations.