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Title Neoclassicism in the Art Practice of Royal Copenhagen Porcelain Manufactory Masters
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About author Yarmosh, Anastasia Sergeevna — Ph. D., head lecturer. Saint Petersburg State University, Universitetskaia nab., 7/9, 199034 St. Petersburg, Russian Federation
In the section Western European Art of the 17th–19th Centuries. Classical Tradition’s Destiny: from Model to Interpretation DOI10.18688/aa155-7-74
Year 2015 Volume 5 Pages 682688
Type of article RAR Index UDK 745.03 Index BBK 85.12

The history of applied art of the 19th century is traditionally described as a period of Historicism which revived interest to the styles of previous centuries. In the art of porcelain, particularly in Denmark, neoclassical traditions were the most popular ones. Actually studying the Royal Copenhagen Porcelain Manufactory items (produced in 1830 –1880) shows that the form-making traditions and decorative devices preferred by artists, designers, and sculptors, were often far from classical traditions. As a result, porcelain pieces usually known as neoclassical should be in fact described more accurately as a mere part of material culture, rather ephemera than art works.

Reference Anastasia Yarmosh. Neoclassicism in the Art Practice of Royal Copenhagen Porcelain Manufactory Masters. Actual Problems of Theory and History of Art: Collection of articles. Vol. 5. Eds: Svetlana V. Maltseva, Ekaterina Yu. Stanyukovich-Denisova, Anna V. Zakharova. St. Petersburg, NP-Print Publ., 2015, pp. 682–688. ISSN 2312-2129.
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