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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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Paolo Veronese and his patrons 

    Holt, Stephen (University of St Andrews, 1991) - Thesis
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Local authorities and museum provision in rural Scotland : a case-study approach 

    Page, Katherine Hester Mary (University of St Andrews, 1994) - Thesis
    This research examines the differing roles that the local authorities play in museum provision in Scotland. District Councils are legally responsible for ensuring "adequate provision" of cultural facilities in their areas, ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Images of the Petrine era in Russian history painting 

    Gilchrist, Marianne McLeod (University of St Andrews, 1994) - Thesis