Alfred Gilbert's Aestheticism: "Gilbert Amongst Whistler, by Jason Edwards

By Jason Edwards

Alfred Gilbert's Aestheticism provides the 1st sustained second look of the lifestyles and paintings of 1 of the main acclaimed sculptors of the late-Victorian interval. Drawing on vital new archival resources, this ground-breaking learn demanding situations the prevalent assumption that Aestheticism was once essentially a literary, painterly or architectural phenomena. Jason Edwards unearths either the varied ways that Gilbert's sculptures operated in the context of Aestheticism and likewise how those works supplied a distinct and provocative remark at the background of masculine friendship and eroticism within the interval major as much as and past the Wilde trials in 1895. special readings are provided of the connection of Gilbert's paintings to essays by means of Pater and Swinburne, poems, performs, and novels through Wilde and W. S. Gilbert, and work by means of Burne-Jones, Leighton, Rossetti, Solomon, Whistler, and Watts. With over ninety illustrations, together with key modern pictures exhibiting Gilbert's works of their unique contexts, this booklet makes a big contribution to the sphere of Victorian sculpture studies.

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