1746 in art

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Events from the year 1746 in art.

Events[edit]

  • The Venetian painter Canaletto moves to London, beginning a nine-year stay in England to be closer to his market.[1]
  • The French philosopher Charles Batteux publishes Les beaux-arts réduits à un même principe in Paris, putting forward for the first time the idea of les beaux arts, the fine arts.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Macfall, Haldane (2004). A History of Painting. Whitefish: Kessinger Publishing. ISBN 1-4179-4508-7. 
  2. ^ Kristeller, Paul Oskar, "The Modern System of the Arts" (1951-1952) repr. in Kristeller, Renaissance Thought and the Arts (New York: Harper & Row, 1965) pp. 163-227. Batteux's full treatise has not been translated into English, but key passages regarding the idea of les beaux arts are translated in Feagin, S.; Maynard, P. (ed.), Aesthetics (Oxford University Press, 1997) pp. 102-104.