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Dressed as in a Painting (Hardback)
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Dressed as in a Painting (Hardback)

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Hardback 240 Pages / Published: 08/08/2013
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In Dressed as in a Painting, Kimberly Wahl provides a lucid exploration of the interrelations between fashion, art, and Aestheticism during the latter half of the nineteenth century. Although artistic forms of dress have been the subject of short studies before, no book has focused exclusively on Aesthetic dress and its various expressions in the visual cultures of Victorian Britain. More important, no book has attempted to investigate the gap between the material facts of artistic clothing as it was embodied on the wearer, and its presence as an idealized sartorial trope in the visual and textual print culture of the period.

Publisher: University Press of New England
ISBN: 9781611684254
Number of pages: 240
Weight: 522 g
Dimensions: 235 x 152 x 20 mm

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