Thomas Hope
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  • Apr 21, 2008
    520 p., 11 x 12 1/2
    40 b/w + 420 color illus.
    ISBN: 9780300124163
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Art and Architecture

Published in association with The Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, Design, and Culture

Thomas Hope

Regency Designer

  • David Watkin

Table of Contents

Thomas Hope: Designer and Patron in Regency London

David Watkin, Philip Hewat-Jaboor, Editors

Philip Hewat-Jaboor, Daniella Ben-Arie, Co-Curators


Author: Susan Weber Soros

Introduction and Acknowledgements

Author: David Watkin

Family Tree and Chronology

Author: Daniella Ben-Arie

Chapter 1

European Wealth and Ottoman Travel

Author: Dr. Philip Mansel

Chapter 2

The Reform of Taste in London: Hope's House in Duchess Street

Author: Prof. David Watkin

Chapter 3

Critic and Historian: Hope's Writings on Architecture, Furniture, and Interior Decoration

Part 1. Household Furniture and Interior Decoration

Part 2. The Dowing College Controversy and the Greek Revival

Part 3. An Historical Essay on Architecture

Author: David Watkin

Chapter 4

Thomas Hope's Furniture: "A Delightful and Varied Significance of Shape and Embellishment"

Author: Frances Collard

Chapter 5

Fashion a L'Antique. Thomas Hope and Regency Dress

Author: Dr. Aileen Ribeiro

Chapter 6

"Character, Pleasing Outline, and Appropriate Meaning": Thomas Hope's Metalwork for Duchess Street

Author: Martin Chapman

Chapter 7

The Past as a Foreign Country: Thomas Hope's Collection of Antiquities

Author: Dr. Ian Jenkins

Chapter 8

"A zealous and liberal patronage of its contemporary professors": Thomas Hope's modern sculptures.

Author: Prof. David Bindman

The Collection of Contemporary Pictures of Thomas Hope

Author: Jeannie Chapel

Chapter 10

The Collections of Old Masters of John Hope and his sons Thomas Hope and Henry Philip Hope

Author: Jeannie Chapel

Chapter 11

The Hope Family in London: Collecting and Patronage

Author: Daniella Ben-Arie

Chapter 12

The Reform of Taste in the Country: The Deepdene

Author: David Watkin

Chapter 13

The Tragic Mask of Anastasius/ Selim: A New Introduction to Hope's Novel

Author: Jerry Nolan

Chapter 14

Hope's Philosophical Excursus

Author: Prof. Roger Scruton

Chapter 15

The Afterlife of Hope

Author: David Watkin and Frances Collard



Author: Daniella Ben Arie