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History of the Society of Dilettanti

Lionel Cust

History of the Society of Dilettanti

by Lionel Cust

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Published by Macmillan in London, New York .
Written in English

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  • London Society of Dilettanti

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    Statementcompiled by Lionel Cust, and edited by Sir Sidney Colvin. Reissued with supplementary chapter, additional list of members, etc
    ContributionsColvin, Sidney, Sir, 1845-1927
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 336 p.
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26903018M
    OCLC/WorldCa2111907

    In a group of elite young men who had met on the grand tour formed a convivial dining club called the Society of Dilettanti. By the middle of the 18th century the Dilettanti took on an influential role in cultural matters, organizing archaeological expeditions, forming the Royal Academy and the British Museum, and ultimately becoming one of the most prominent and influential societies of. The author looks at the very first Hell-Fire Club, founded by Philip, Duke of Wharton, in and then at the Society of the Dilettanti, a fraternity formed in Ashe examines the life, travels, and influences of Sir Francis Dashwood, founding member of the Society of the Dilettanti and the scandalous Permissive Society at Medmenham, also.

    Cust, Lionel and Sir Sidney Colvin, History of the Society of Dilettanti (London: Macmillan, ). Dorment, Richard. The Dilettanti: exclusive society that celebrates art (Daily Telegraph 02 Sep ) Harcourt-Smith, Sir Cecil and George Augustin Macmillan, The Society of Dilettanti: Its Regalia and Pictures (London: Macmillan, ). Kelly. The Society of Dilettanti: Archaeology & Identity in the British Enlightenment (Yale University Press and the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, ) In a group of elite young men who had met on the grand tour formed a convivial dining club called the Society of Dilettanti.

    Description. The Society of Dilettanti."Antiquities of Ionia", London: various publishers, (2nd part, (1st part), (3rd part), (4th part).A set of FOUR (4) VOLUMES of this monumental Illustrated with in total engraved plates including impressive views plans, maps, drawings, archaeological plans, profile sketches, artifacts, all a result of scientific. The Society of Dilettanti by Jason M Kelly. likes. Jason M. Kelly's lively and illuminating account examining art, archaeology, the Grand Tour, and masculinity during the British Enlightenment.


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(2) From the introduction to Ionian Antiquities, published by the Dilettanti Society (). (3) From History of the Society of Dilettanti by L Cust (). History of the Society of Dilettanti () by Lionel Cust,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

The Society of Dilettanti’s projects and publications exemplify the Enlightenment ideal of the gentleman amateur, which is linked in turn to a culture of wide-ranging curiosity. Preview this book». This exhibition presents portraits, sculptures, drawings, and rare books that illuminate the first years of the Society of Dilettanti.

The society was founded in in London as a dining club for British gentlemen who had made the Grand Tour, an extended trip to Italy for cultural enrichment. The Society of Dilettanti was a dining society founded in by a group of young British aristocrats who had shared the transforming experience of having made the Grand Tour of Italy.

[First set:] Volume I was presented to the Academy by the Society of Dilettanti before 20 January (RAA Council Minutes, I, 66); Volume II was almost certainly one of the books supplied by Josiah Taylor in August 'to compleat the Sets already in the Library' (see RA Council Minutes III,; Catalogue of the Library in the.

In a group of elite young men who had met on the grand tour formed a convivial dining club called the Society of Dilettanti. By the middle of the 18th century the Dilettanti took on an influential role in cultural matters, organizing archaeological expeditions, forming the Royal Academy and the British Museum, and ultimately becoming one of the most prominent and influential societies of.

Title: History of the Society of Dilettanti [Hardcover], Author: Cust, Lionel, Colvin, Sidney, Sir, Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.

Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - 1/5(1). The Society of Dilettanti has remained an all-male club, as it had been throughout its history, although its by-laws do not proscribe female membership.

Sincewhen it moved from the St James's Club (where it had met from ), it has held five meetings each year at Brooks's Club in London. The book places the Society of Dilettanti at the complex intersection of international and national discourses that shaped the British Enlightenment, and, thus, it sheds new light on eighteenth- century grand tourism, elite masculinity, sociability, aesthetics, architecture and s: 1.

The book, a Large folio ( x mm) is 1 of 60 published in for the Society Members and still uncut is a publisher's edition and bears the coats of arms of North North Thurland Castle, Lincolnshire.

The spine was very brittle and the covers separated and in bad condition. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cust, Lionel, History of the Society of Dilettanti. London, New York, Macmillan, (OCoLC) Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cust, Lionel, History of the Society of Dilettanti.

London: MacMillan, L. Cust and S. Colvin, History of the Society of Dilettanti (). On the Greek Revival see D. Constantine, Early Greek travellers and the Hellenic ideal (), J.M. Crook, The Greek Revival (, rev.

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Many individual members of the Dilettanti Society had occupied themselves with it beforebut it was in that year that the Society as a body threw into the scale a weight so decisive that an eminent German savant, Professor Kruse, followed by Michaelis, divides the history of Greece into five periods, of which the foundation of the.

Dilettanti is not a museum catalogue per se, but was published to accompany exhibitions on the Dilettanti Society at the Houghton Library, Harvard University, and at the Getty Villa in Los Angeles.

While discussing the impact of the Elgin Marbles on the British idea of antiquity, it is otherwise largely limited to the 18th century. Dilettanti book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. With elegance and wit, Bruce Redford re-creates the vibrant culture of connoiss /5(4).