Fin de siècle
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Fin de siècle symbolist, Vienna secession, salon & academy 1900, belle epoque.

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Published by Louise Whitford Gallery in London (25A Lowndes St., SW1) .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Painting, European -- Exhibitions.,
  • Painting, Modern -- 19th century -- Europe -- Exhibitions.,
  • Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- Europe -- Exhibitions.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Accompanies an exhibition.

ContributionsLouise Whitford Gallery.
The Physical Object
Pagination(51)p. :
Number of Pages51
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19358965M

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He wrote several books during his lifetime including Fin-de-Siècle Vienna: Politics and Culture, German Social Democracy, , and Thinking 5/5(1). Fin-de-siècle Vienna: Politics and Culture is a transdisciplinary non-fiction book written by cultural historian Carl E. Schorske and published by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. Described by its publisher as a "magnificent revelation of turn-of-the-century Vienna where out of a crisis of political and social disintegration so much of modern art and thought was born," the book won Author: Carl E. Schorske. The ideas outlined in Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species () and The Descent of Man () had by the s and s been assimilated, initially by the scientific community and then by much of the general public. This exquisite three-volume set features more than of his photographs and is interspersed by brilliant gold pages, each carefully produced using the finest printing techniques. This is a collection of majestic aura, brimming with the unique spirit of the fin de siècle. Limited and numbered edition of 10, copiesCategory: Books > Architecture & Design.