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Title: The metaphysical works of David Scott, RSA "the Scottish Blake" and his symbolist tendencies
Author: Wheatley, Debra Jane
ISNI:       0000 0001 3566 5182
Awarding Body: University of Aberdeen
Current Institution: University of Aberdeen
Date of Award: 2008
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David Scott (1806-1849) recorded his developing religious and aesthetic philosophies in private notes and in published essays, and his aesthetic ideal is exemplified in works expressing metaphysical aspects of man. Comparison of his purely imaginative works on paper with some of the exhibited history paintings - inspired by the Bible, classical sources and literature - reveals enduring themes and motifs and the consistent application of the central concepts of his aesthetic philosophy from an early age.
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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Keywords: Painters