Truth to nature and the "innocent eye" -- John Everett Millais and John Brett : the rise of imagination and the crisis of Pre-Raphaelitism -- P.H. Emerson and George Clausen : renouncing the quest -- Neorealism : truth to nature in modernist critical debate.
"Investigates why nineteenth-century British painters and photographers as diverse as the Pre-Raphaelites, P.H. Emerson, and Augustus John pursued truth to nature, and how contemporary science and philosophy informed their artistic practice and the critical reception of their work"--Provided by publisher.
Brittisk målarkonst (sao)
Konst och vetenskap -- historia (sao)
Fotografi -- historia (sao)
Nature (Aesthetics) (LCSH)
Art and science -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century. (LCSH)
Photography -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century. (LCSH)