Art theory
(8,828 words)

1. Introduction

The history of early modern art theory from the 15th to the mid-19th century offers no semblance of a linear tradition in the discipline. Prim…

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Kanz, Roland, “Art theory”, in: Encyclopedia of Early Modern History Online, Executive editor of the English edition: Graeme Dunphy. Consulted online on 21 March 2018 <>
First published online: 2015
First print edition: 20160321

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