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ART IN THE MODERN STATE.
Dilke, Lady.

ART IN THE MODERN STATE.

Chapman & Hall 1888.
1st Ed. ix + 252pp. Ex-lib. with occasional minor ink stamp, dec. e.ps., lightly browned, f.e.ps. sl. stained, many pages unopened, original cloth with gil to spine, sl. rubbed to extremities. ‘... In [the above work] on seventeenth-century French art, and in her encyclopaedic four-volume study of eighteenth-century French art (1899–1902) she sought ‘to trace the action of those social laws under the pressure of which the arts take shape’ (French Engravers and Draughtsmen of the Eighteenth Century 1902, v), drawing attention to the political determinants of art and the economics of production and of the modern art market ..’ ODNB.
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