Art History Masters Theses
School staff and students participate in University-wide research centres such as the St Andrews Institute of Mediaeval Studies and the Scottish Studies Network. Our principal strengths lie in the areas of medieval and Renaissance art, in European and American modernism, the history of photography, the decorative arts in Britain and Museum and Gallery Studies.
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(1985) - Thesis‘Paul Signac's 'D'Eugène Delacroix au néo-impressionnisme' : a translation and commentary’ is, to begin with, the first English translation of the painter Signac's treatise written in defense of Neo-Impressionism in 1899. ...
The effects of economic and social developments in the seventeenth century upon British amateur embroideries : with particular reference to the collections in the National Museums of Scotland (1988) - ThesisThe seventeenth century in Britain produced a distinct and unique genre of embroideries; embroideries that were the work of women who have in general maintained, historically, a low profile. In recent years, with an increased ...
(1988) - ThesisChapter 1 attempts to place Bruce’s career in a political context and argues that Bruce may not have contributed as much to the Restoration of Charles II as has been suggested. Chapter 2 examines Bruce’s education and the ...