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French Art (Classic and Contemporary Painting and Sculpture)
I. Classic Painting
II. Romantic Painting
III. Realistic Painting
IV. Classic Sculpture
V. Academic Sculpture
VI. The New Movement in Sculpture
(first published May 14th 2007)
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A very captivating evidence of French Art of different epoch of time. Starting from classic painting, romantic, realistic, then to classic sculpture, academic, and the new movement of sculpture. Expounding how painting modified in the same measure with every other expression in the general requirement that followed the social and intellectual fields of art, and painting.
Brownell graduated from Amherst College in 1871, from where he also later received two honorary degrees. From 1871 to 1879 he wrote for the New York World, and from 1879 to 1881 he was on the staff of The Nation. He was a literary advisor at Charles Scribner's Sons from 1888 until 1926. In her autobiography, A Backward Glance, Edith Wharton mentions him appreciatively as one of the finest literary ...moreMore about William Crary Brownell...