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Inquiry into the Picturesque

The aesthetic mode of the picturesque has undergone so many transformations since its initial discussion in eighteenth-century England that it is hard to say just what it is. In these probing essays, Sidney K. Robinson re-examines the picturesque in its late eighteenth-century phase.

196 pages | 6 x 8-1/2 | © 1991

Architecture: British Architecture

Art: British Art

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Prologue
Mixture
Pastoral
Compositions of Politics and Money
Liberty Not License
Artifice
Connection
Prospect
Notes
Bibliography

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