art-historical

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art-historical (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to art history.
    • 1993, Stephen Addiss, Mary Erickson, Art history and education (page 127)
      An art-historical interpretation states what an artwork was about for the artist who made it, for contemporary viewers who saw it, and within the context of the culture in which it was produced.