Chapter 9. The Picturesque and its Development

  1. Paul Smith and
  2. Carolyn Wilde
  1. Andrew Ballantyne

Published Online: 23 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470998434.ch10

A Companion to Art Theory

A Companion to Art Theory

How to Cite

Ballantyne, A. (2002) The Picturesque and its Development, in A Companion to Art Theory (eds P. Smith and C. Wilde), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470998434.ch10

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631207627

Online ISBN: 9780470998434

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Keywords:

  • picturesque;
  • aesthetic categories;
  • painting;
  • pictorial composition;
  • associationism

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Pictorial Composition

  • Associations of Ideas

  • Hogarth, Burke and Price

  • The Picturesque