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By Athena S. Leoussi

This can be a comparative research of the nationwide importance of the classical revival which marked English and French paintings throughout the moment half the nineteenth century. It argues that the focus of artists' curiosity in classical Greece, used to be the physique of the Greek athlete. It explains this curiosity, first, by means of artists' touch with the artwork of Pheidias and Polycletus which portrayed it; and moment, by means of the declare, made via actual anthropologists, that the classical physique typified the race of the ecu international locations.

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The full variety of shows for the entire interval was once 26 846 works. Out of those works, an ordinary of 192. three works according to yr taken care of overseas topics, totalling 3846 works. This determine contrasts markedly with the Salon effects the place a complete of 12 027 international works used to be pointed out with a regular prevalence of 601. three works consistent with 12 months, approximately thrice as many works as within the RA. desk four. eight provides the full numbers and premiums of prevalence of international works within the Salon and the RA in chosen years. Graph four. 1 exhibits the development of artworks on all overseas matters within the Royal Academy and the Salon throughout the interval 1833-1880 in line with the pattern of two decades exact above and at the annual premiums of overseas desk four. 1 artworks exhibited within the RA in absolute numbers, 1833-80 1834 1836 1838 1840 1842 1844 1846 1848 1850 1853 1121 1154 1382 1264 1409 1410 1521 1474 1456 1465 1857 1861 1864 1866 1868 1870 1873 1875 7577 1879 1372 1134 1062 1053 1206 1229 1601 1408 1539 1586 desk four. eight Comparative desk of ethnographic paintings within the Salon and the RA in chosen years, in numbers and probabilities, 1833-80 1848 . 1853 1861 1866 1870 1875 Salon 451 372 488 933 335 919 654 914 685 791 RA a hundred forty five 217 212 218 211 one hundred fifty 234 192 220 1836 1840 1844 1879 Nos 176 % Salon 22. 6 21. 2 21. three 18. nine 21. nine 25. 1 25. 18. five 19. 6 14. five RA 12. 6 17. 2 15. zero 14. eight 14. four 15. five 14. 2 19. zero thirteen. 6 thirteen. nine Hellenism and Ethnographic sixty nine artwork Graph four. 1 Ethnographic artwork within the RA and the Salon as chances of the complete shows in every year, 1833-80 Salon Royal Academ} H 1 h H 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 h 1834 36 38 forty forty two + forty four forty six forty eight 50 fifty three fifty seven sixty one sixty four sixty six sixty eight 70 seventy three seventy five seventy seven seventy nine matters as probabilities of all indicates in every year. during the interval into account there's larger curiosity in international matters in France than there's in England. within the following part the distribution of works on overseas topics between specific nationwide different types can be tested. nationwide different types within the Royal Academy an identical nationwide different types that have been present in the Salon have been additionally present in the RA and have been utilized in the organization and type of 70 Nationalism and Classicism desk four. nine nationwide different types within the RA and their rankings in chosen years, 1833-80 nationwide type Italy France Greece Germany Austria-Hungary Belgium Holland Poland Portugal Russia Scandinavia Spain Switzerland close to East & North Africa heart East a long way East Oriental basic Africa Americas Australasia different overall 1836 1840 1844 1848 1853 1861 1866 35 21 38 zero four 2 three zero 2 1 zero 12 four 7 eleven 29 39 five 1 three three thirteen four 17 fifty seven 36 34 10 1 7 6 1 zero 2 2 10 five nine fifty eight 35 forty two sixteen three three thirteen 2 zero 1 three four four nine fifty two 33 34 17 four four eleven zero 2 2 eight 15 three nine fifty five 24 15 thirteen 2 1 four zero zero three eight 10 three 15 37 33 24 12 zero zero five 1 1 1 2 eleven zero nine forty nine forty eight 32 10 zero five eight zero zero zero 2 18 four 33 forty three forty eight 30 eight zero five 10 zero zero 1 zero five four 21 forty nine fifty six 29 nine zero five 10 1 zero zero 2 7 three 19 zero 10 three 6 nine zero 1 18 zero zero 12 zero 2 7 zero zero 7 zero zero five zero three sixteen zero three 1 1 17 zero zero 1 zero zero 6 three 1 three 2 6 zero zero zero eight 2 2 three 6 zero 1 zero eight three 2 1 three four 1 three five zero 1 zero five 2 four 1 five 2 2 one hundred forty five 217 212 218 211 176 a hundred and fifty 234 192 217 1870 1875 1879 nine overseas titles in British paintings.

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