Creativity and Reproduction: Nineteenth Century Engraving and the Academy
"Creativity and Reproduction" discusses the role and status of graphic artists at the French academy, the Grand Prix de Rome for engravers, and their ensuing sojourn in Italy. The study demonstrates that the reformed academy in the early nineteenth century valued an interdisciplinary artistic education. Such training enabled artists to create original work that engaged with current aesthetic and cultural concepts.
Relevant research areas: Western Europe, 18th Century, 19th Century, Engraving, Etching, Lithography