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Francis James Herbert Haskell 1928–2000

Charles Hope

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 115 Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, I

Published by British Academy

Published in print January 2003 | ISBN: 9780197262788
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191754210 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5871/bacad/9780197262788.003.0011

Series: Proceedings of the British Academy

Francis James Herbert Haskell 1928–2000

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Publication of Patrons and Painters (1963), which dealt with art in 17th-century Rome and 18th-century Venice, established Francis Haskell as one of the leading art historians of his generation. He held posts at King's College Cambridge and was then appointed Professor of the History of Art at Oxford University with a Fellowship at Trinity College. Haskell turned to studying French painting of the 19th century. Rediscoveries in Art: Some Aspects of Taste, Fashion and Collecting in England and France (1976) won the Mitchell Prize for Art History. Haskell was elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 1971. Obituary by Charles Hope.

Keywords: Francis Haskell; FBA; British Academy; Patrons and Painters; Rediscoveries in Art; Mitchell Prize; Charles Hope; history

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Subjects: Methods and Historiography

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