Princeton University Library Catalog
- Kinzel, Sarah [Browse]
- Frankfurt : Peter Lang GmbH 2016.
- Summary note:
- After the unification in 1861 the creation of a national art, unique and competitive at a European level, represented a major challenge for Italian artists. This volume analyses artistic developments in Italy with regard to their international relations from Northern Europe to the Mediterranean. In the late 19th century Italy held a key position both from a geographical and from a cultural perspective. Case studies demonstrate how Italian artists, critics and art lovers kept themselves up-to-date about current artistic developments in Europe trying to stay in touch with colleagues from England to Turkey and from Scandinavia to Spain. The results of this research paint a more vivid picture of the Italian?European relationship that was less characterised by one-sided influences than by a mutual exchange, thus benefiting both sides.
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