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Pictorial Intelligence Peter Lely, Experimental Culture, and the Parameters of Painting

Matthew C. Hunter

in Wicked Intelligence: Visual Art and the Science of Experiment in Restoration London

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226017297
eISBN:
9780226017327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226017327.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

When he first came to London in the late 1640s, Robert Hooke was apprenticed in the studio of Peter Lely, a Netherlandish artist who would become Restoration London’s leading portrait painter. This ... More


Queen Elizabeth: A Moving Picture, 1912

Victoria Duckett

in Seeing Sarah Bernhardt: Performance and Silent Film

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039669
eISBN:
9780252097751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039669.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the 1912 feature film Queen Elizabeth as a reflection of Sarah Bernhardt's roles in the late nineteenth century and her insistence that these could remain relevant to audiences ... More


In Bed with Dead Bolívar: Beatriz González’s Case for Critical History Painting

Ana María Reyes

in Simón Bolívar: Travels and Transformations of a Cultural Icon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062624
eISBN:
9780813051734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062624.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This article focuses on two Bolívarian works made by the Colombian artist Beatriz González: the diptych Apuntes para una historia Extensa Tomo I y II (1967) and the bed assemblage Mutis por el Foro ... More


Mesoamerican History: The Painted Historical Genres

Elizabeth Hill Boone

in The Oxford History of Historical Writing: Volume 3: 1400-1800

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199219179
eISBN:
9780191804267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199219179.003.0029
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter examines the pictographic histories of Mesoamerica. It argues that the Mesoamerican phenomenon does belong within the category of historical writing and that painted documents share many ... More


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