By A. Clutton-Brock

This number of short yet insightful essays, even though consistently returning to the author’s important conviction that the standard of creative endeavour relies now not on members of genius yet at the angle of the general public in the direction of paintings itself, examines a wide selection of distinctive yet similar matters: the connection among normal and creative good looks; the genius of Da Vinci and Nicholas Poussin; the impression of femininity on ecu artwork; the significance of excellent feedback; paintings as a social phenomenon; the position of the passions; and a number of linked topics.


First released in 1919, A. Clutton-Brock’s reflections at the nature and serve as of paintings endure the marks of the deep anxieties following the 1st international battle, and will therefore communicate to a new release equally confronted with uncertainty.

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