LibraryThing Review. User Review – rowmyboat – LibraryThing. A solid intro to Neo-classical art and philosophy of art. Useful illustrations, though I would wish. Hugh Honour, Neo-Classicism, Style and Civilization. pp. (with notes and bibliography), ill. Harmondsworth, England, and Baltimore. From the s, when Thackeray saw the Neoclassic style in its waning Hugh Honour’s paperback, Neoclassicism (the spelling of the.

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Neo-Classicism by Hugh Honour

A solid intro to Neo-classical art and philosophy of art. Useful illustrations, though I would wish for color rather than black and white.

But I am not an early art historian, so what do I know He received a bachelor’s degree in 18th-century English literature from St. In the mid’s, he started writing and editing with John Fleming.


For Penguin Books, they edited the series Style and Civilization. They also edited two more series for Penguin: Architect and Society and Art in Context. Together they wrote The Visual Arts: Honour wrote several books on his own including Horace Walpole, Chinoiserie: As a companion to the exhibition, he wrote The New Golden Land: He died on May 19, at the Account Options Sign in. My library Help Advanced Book Search.

Penguin- Neoclassicism Art. Classicism and Neo-classicism – Vision of antiquity – Art and revolution – The ideal – Sensibility and the sublime. From inside the book. Contents Editorial Foreword 7.

The Vision of Antiquity. Neo-classicism Hugh Honour No preview available – Neo-classicism Pelican book A Pelican book. Style and civilisation Volume of Pelican books Pelican original Penguin books Volume of Style and civilization.