Unformatted text preview: painting. Painting and sculpture was subdivisions of mechanical art of construction.- Renaissance: said painting should no longer be a mechanical art, but one of the liberal arts which includes grammar, rhetoric, astronomy, music, etc- Baldassare Castiglione wrote The Courtier about the pursuits appropriate for the Renaissance man. Said painting, poetry, fencing etc were valid activities. - Find art was consolidated in late 17 th century France. Abbe Batteus published The beaus Arts Reduced to one Principle: fine arts were music, poetry, painting, sculpture, and dance. - 1880 the word ART (without beaux in front of it) was found in an English Dictionary: the skillful production of the beautiful in visual forms....
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- Fall '07
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