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    • The 'Blue Rose' movement and Russian symbolist painting 

      Bowlt, John E. (University of St Andrews, 1972) - Thesis
      The object of this essay is two-fold: firstly, to present an examination of the "Blue Rose" group of artists in the context of Russian Symbolism and secondly, to indicate its importance to the evolution of modern Russian ...
    • White of Mckim, Mead and White 

      Wodehouse, Lawrence (University of St Andrews, 1980) - Thesis
      Stanford White, and Charles Follen McKim were the two major design contributors within the firm of McKim, Mead and White, and William Rutherford Mead was an invaluable organizer and administrator. There are major individual ...
    • From cubo-futurism to the left front : Mayakovskii and left art, 1917-1923 

      Williams, Francis (University of St Andrews, 1980) - Thesis
      In the late nineteen sixties and early seventies there was a marked upsurge of interest among Western scholars in the Soviet literary and artistic avant-garde of the nineteen twenties. The most prominent and active of ...
    • The theme of the Wise and Foolish Virgins as part of the Last Judgement iconography in Flanders and Italy in the late 15th and the 16th centuries 

      Alexander, Josephine Mary (University of St Andrews, 1981) - Thesis
      The parable of the Wise and Foolish Virgins is told in Matthew's Gospel, Ch.25, v1-13, as an allegory of the Last Judgement. This thesis sets out to examine firstly, how closely the parable is related to the iconography ...
    • The life and work of Sir Robert Rowand Anderson, 1834-1921 

      McKinstry, Sam (University of St Andrews, 1987) - Thesis
      Sir Robert Rowand Anderson was the dominant figure in Scottish architecture during and beyond the late Victorian period. Although his oeuvre is for the most part well known, and notwithstanding the fact that the historical ...
    • The influence of the Garden City movement in Fife, 1914-23 : with particular reference to Rosyth 

      Gleave, Susan (University of St Andrews, 1988) - Thesis
      This thesis is divided into sixteen chapters. Chapter 1 deals with the origins and development of the Garden City Movement, detailing Howard's original vision of a Garden City, the consequent popularising of his theories ...
    • Architectural expansion and redevelopment in St. Andrews, 1810-c1894 

      Evetts, Robin Dennis Alexander (University of St Andrews, 1988) - Thesis
      This thesis documents the five principal areas of architectural development in St Andrews from 1810 to c1894. The Overview examines the factors for change and pattern of expansion, and identifies education, recreation and ...
    • Cubo-Futurism in Russia, 1912-1922 : the transformation of a painterly style 

      Humphreys, Charlotte M. (University of St Andrews, 1989) - Thesis
      Cubo-Futurlsm is defined both in terms of the development of Cubist and Futurist styles of painting by the Russian avant-garde artists Liubov Popova, Nadezhda Udaltsova, Olga Rozanova and Ivan Puni between 1912 and 1915, ...
    • The influence of African sculpture on British art, 1910-1930 

      Dogbe, Buckner Komla (University of St Andrews, 1989) - Thesis
      This thesis aims to discuss the influence of African wood sculpture on British art from 1910 to 1930. It proposes that the works, tastes and pronouncements of various 20th century British artists betray this influence ...
    • Rural nostalgia : painting in Scotland c.1860-1880 

      Morrison, John (University of St Andrews, 1989-06) - Thesis
      A work of "rural nostalgia" is a distorted image of a past, or passing rural existence produced in the period c.1860-1880. It is distorted in such a way as to heighten the emotional impact of the work and to emphasize the ...
    • Nikolai Kul'bin and the Union of Youth, 1908-1914 

      Howard, Jeremy (University of St Andrews, 1991) - Thesis
      The first exhibition organised by Nikolai Kul'bin opened in St. Petersburg in April 1908. It marked the beginning of a new era in the history of the art of the Russian capital, and introduced many young artists to the ...
    • William McTaggart : landscape, meaning and technique 

      Scruton, David (University of St Andrews, 1991) - Thesis
      This thesis alms to provide an interpretation of McTaggart's work within a discussion of critical discourse in British art, referring In particular to the relative values of content and technique, in the second half of ...
    • Paolo Veronese and his patrons 

      Holt, Stephen (University of St Andrews, 1991) - Thesis
    • A love of light : Herschel, Talbot & photography 

      Schaaf, Larry J. (University of St Andrews, 1992-07) - Thesis
      William Henry Fox Talbot (1800-1877), the inventor of photography on paper, was given crucial support by his colleague Sir John Herschel (1792- 1871). Fellows of The Royal Society, the two men made fundamental contributions ...
    • The sculptured altarpiece in Renaissance Venice, ca. 1460-1530 

      Strupp, Joachim (University of St Andrews, 1993) - Thesis
      This thesis comprises a study of the Venetian sculptured altarpieces during the period 1460 - 1530. During the course of research a surprisingly large number of examples were identified, many of which have so far received ...
    • Medical images in eighteenth-century British art, with special reference to William Hogarth and Thomas Rowlandson 

      Haslam, Isobel Fiona (University of St Andrews, 1993) - Thesis
      The objective of this thesis is to show that a study of medical images produced by British artists in the eighteenth century can contribute to the knowledge of the social history of medicine of the period, and to show that, ...
    • Robert S. Lorimer - interiors and furniture design 

      Shen, Lindsay Macbeth (University of St Andrews, 1994) - Thesis
      Chapter 1, entitled "The Scottish Tradition", builds on the early twentieth-century consensus that Lorimer had resuscitated a moribund Scottish tradition of design. While critics have examined the Scottish roots of Lorimer's ...
    • European ceramic design 1500-1830 

      Coutts, Kieran Howard Julian (University of St Andrews, 1994) - Thesis
      This thesis looks at the design and decoration of European ceramics in the period 1500-1830, paying particular attention to their place within the evolution of stylistic trends within European art and design in this period, ...
    • Images of the Petrine era in Russian history painting 

      Gilchrist, Marianne McLeod (University of St Andrews, 1994) - Thesis
      ‘Images of the Petrine Era in Russian History Painting’ examines the changing iconography of Petr I (1672-1725) in nineteenth-century Russian painting, and its relationship with Petr’s symbolic role in the cultural ...
    • Robert S. Lorimer : interiors and furniture design 

      Shen, Lindsay (University of St Andrews, 1994) - Thesis
      Chapter 1, entitled "The Scottish Tradition", builds on the early twentieth-century consensus that Lorimer had resuscitated a moribund Scottish tradition of design. While critics have examined the Scottish roots of ...