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“Seeing is Forgetting the Name of the Thing One Sees,” or Connoisseurship in Screendance

Douglas Rosenberg

in Screendance: Inscribing the Ephemeral Image

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199772612
eISBN:
9780199949670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199772612.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter reconsiders connoisseurship and its possible relationship to screendance. The chapter focuses on spectatorship, the audience and the role of connoisseurship, the phenomena in which ... More


‘Jocond his Muse was’: Celebration and Virtuosity in Herrick

John Creaser

in ‘Lords of Wine and Oile’: Community and Conviviality in the Poetry of Robert Herrick

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199604777
eISBN:
9780191729355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604777.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

This chapter argues against the influential view that Hesperides is the polemical work of an extreme royalist and Laudian under duress. The collection’s contents and attitudes are seen as too ... More


Biography vs. Literature, Art, and Criticism

Karen Junod

in ‘Writing the Lives of Painters’: Biography and Artistic Identity in Britain 1760-1810

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199597000
eISBN:
9780191725357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199597000.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Chapter 1 presents an overview of biographical writing in eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century Britain, and shows that while the biographies of painters shared many affinities with other ... More


William Beckford's Biographical Memoirs of Extraordinary Painters (1780)

Karen Junod

in ‘Writing the Lives of Painters’: Biography and Artistic Identity in Britain 1760-1810

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199597000
eISBN:
9780191725357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199597000.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Chapter 3 argues that Beckford's Biographical Memoirs of Extraordinary Painters (1780) should be regarded as an idiosyncratic response to the connoisseurial discourse elaborated in the eighteenth and ... More


Collecting and Connoisseurship

Helen Jacobsen

in Luxury and Power: The Material World of the Stuart Diplomat, 1660-1714

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199693757
eISBN:
9780191731976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693757.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

Collecting and connoisseurship in the second half of the seventeenth century has often suffered a bad press, sandwiched as it is between the art collecting passions of the Caroline court and the ... More


Venetian Influences: The Earl of Manchester, 1662–1722

Helen Jacobsen

in Luxury and Power: The Material World of the Stuart Diplomat, 1660-1714

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199693757
eISBN:
9780191731976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693757.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

Charles Montagu, fourth earl and later first duke of Manchester, displayed a connoisseurship that was shaped and informed by his experiences as a diplomat. He was a follower of French fashion, but ... More


Creating the Collection as an Institutional Activity

Nicole T. C. Chiang

in Emperor Qianlong's Hidden Treasures: Reconsidering the Collection of the Qing Imperial Household

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9789888528059
eISBN:
9789882204515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528059.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Art History

The chapter focuses on the institutional and processual aspects of the collection and highlights practices associated with this particular collection such as assessing, identifying, inscribing, ... More


The Self Loving the Self: Men and Connoisseurship in Modern Chinese Literature

Wendy Larson

in Chinese Femininities/Chinese Masculinities: A Reader

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520211032
eISBN:
9780520935303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520211032.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the concept of men and connoisseurship in modern Chinese literature. The Chinese literary tradition is male. Chinese literary culture, evolving out of a male-only educational ... More


Workshops, Connoisseurship, and Levantine Style(s)

Marian H. Feldman

in Communities of Style: Portable Luxury Arts, Identity, and Collective Memory in the Iron Age Levant

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226105611
eISBN:
9780226164427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226164427.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

The chapter reviews scholarship on Levantine ivories, which has concentrated on the use of stylistic analysis for purposes of attribution and the identification of locations of production. The ... More


Leonardo's Salvator Mundi and the Collecting of Leonardo in the Stuart Courts

Martin Kemp, Robert B. Simon, and Margaret Dalivalle

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198813835
eISBN:
9780191851575
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813835.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

In Leonardo’s Salvator Mundi and the Collecting of Leonardo in the Stuart Courts the ‘Three Salvateers’—Robert Simon, Martin Kemp and Margaret Dalivalle—give a first-hand account of the discovery of ... More


Disruptionsand Dialogues:Supporting Collaborative Connoisseurshipin Digital Environments

Clara O’Shea and Tim Fawns

in Advances and Innovations in University Assessment and Feedback

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748694549
eISBN:
9781474400787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694549.003.0012
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Clara O’shea and Tim Fawns consider the challenges posed to students and tutors by a move to multimodal assessments. They also explain how learning, teaching and assessment practices can be recast to ... More


‘Kennzeichen der griechischen Meisterstücke’: Winckelmann’s early Roman writings and the discourse of connoisseurship

Katherine Harloe

in Winckelmann and the Invention of Antiquity: History and Aesthetics in the Age of Altertumswissenschaft

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199695843
eISBN:
9780191755880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695843.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 3 discusses the writings Winckelmann published from Rome and Florence before his Geschichte der Kunst des Alterthums in order to demonstrate the importance to them of eighteenth-century ... More


The View from Beijing

Jonathan Schlesinger

in A World Trimmed with Fur: Wild Things, Pristine Places, and the Natural Fringes of Qing Rule

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780804799966
eISBN:
9781503600683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804799966.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

A momentous change occurred in eighteenth-century China: fur, together with other products that seemed both exotic and natural, became popular. What meaning did natural objects have in everyday life? ... More


Introduction

E.C. Spary

in Eating the Enlightenment: Food and the Sciences in Paris, 1670-1760

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226768861
eISBN:
9780226768885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226768885.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter introduces Paris as a city which fascinated people interested in food and explores eating as an aspect of everyday life. It tackles the history of food in the 18th century. This book ... More


Tasted: Distinctive Smoking and Social Inclusion

Tricia Starks

in Smoking under the Tsars: A History of Tobacco in Imperial Russia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501722059
eISBN:
9781501722066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501722059.003.0004
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

Tobacconists advertised exotic blends created by imperial expansion to urban sophisticates urging them to choose certain brands as evidence of their cultivated palate. Preying upon a desire for ... More


Genre Trouble

Tim Scholl

in Sleeping Beauty, a Legend in Progress

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300099560
eISBN:
9780300128826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300099560.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter introduces the problems of genre that the ballet production of Sleeping Beauty encountered after its premiere in 1890. What would become the quintessence of late nineteenth-century ... More


Saint-Évremond and the Invention of Geographical Connoisseurship

Thomas Parker

in Tasting French Terroir: The History of an Idea

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780520277502
eISBN:
9780520961333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277502.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter 5 outlines how seventeenth-century French society helped reinforce class identity through food at a charged moment in France’s historical evolution. The practice of connoisseurship was ... More


Opera Aficionados and Guides to Boy Actresses

in Opera and the City: The Politics of Culture in Beijing, 1770–1900

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778312
eISBN:
9780804782623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778312.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter presents a literary analysis of a subgenre of writings known as “flower registers” (huapu). It describes how allusions to pain enabled Qing theater enthusiasts to position themselves in ... More


Auctions and the Dismantling of Science

Simon Werrett

in Thrifty Science: Making the Most of Materials in the History of Experiment

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226610252
eISBN:
9780226610399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226610399.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter Seven examines the auction as a site where thrifty and commercial practices and values overlapped and existed in tension. Auctions, hitherto largely ignored by historians of science, were key ... More


Connoisseurship: Giving Credit to Phoebe Junior

Talia Schaffer

in Novel Craft: Victorian Domestic Handicraft and Nineteenth-Century Fiction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195398045
eISBN:
9780190252816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195398045.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter offers a reading of Margaret Oliphant's novel Phoebe Junior and its emphasis on waste paper as the sign of the new finance—in contrast to solid, heavy, metal coinage—during the Victorian ... More


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