Parliament as theatre: Francis Wheatley's The Irish House of Commons revisited

Cullen, Fintan (2016) Parliament as theatre: Francis Wheatley's The Irish House of Commons revisited. In: Irish Fine Art in the Early Modern Period: New Perspectives on Artistic Practice, 1620-1820. Irish Academic Press, Newbridge, County Kildare, Ireland, pp. 2-29. ISBN 978-1-911024-35-4 (paperback) and 978-1-911024-27-9 (handback)

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Abstract

Examination of a painting produced in Dublin in 1780 of the interior of the Irish House of Commons. Explores the format of the painting and its failure as a large scale work of contemporary history. Concludes that contents of picture is a political and social illusion.

Item Type: Book Section
Schools/Departments: University of Nottingham, UK > Faculty of Arts > School of Humanities > Department of History of Art
Depositing User: Cullen, Fintan
Date Deposited: 14 Sep 2017 08:21
Last Modified: 14 Oct 2017 08:35
URI: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/45755

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