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Pre-Raphaelite Drawing

Colin Cruise

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Thames & Hudson
01 February 2012
Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: Pre-Raphaelite art; Drawing & drawings
The paintings of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood are widely known and loved, but this book - newly available in paperback - presents a comprehensive survey of the intimate world of the Pre-Raphaelites' drawings. Works by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, William Holman Hunt and John Everett Millais are set beside those of their followers Edward Burne-Jones, William Morris and Ford Madox Brown, as well as lesser-known figures such as James Collinson and Frederick Sandys. Copiously illustrated with Pre-Raphaelite drawings from public and private collections around the UK, the book features an illuminating text by the renowned art historian Colin Cruise, offering a fresh and intimate perspective on this much-loved group of artists. 'Highly readable ... a fresh and intimate look at a compelling subject' - Good Book Guide 'A lasting contribution to the study of Pre-Raphaelite drawings' - The Burlington Magazine 'Packed with illustrations and an illuminating text' - RA Magazine 'A totally rewarding book in every way: it is a joy to look at and a delight to read' - Artist
By:   Colin Cruise
Imprint:   Thames & Hudson
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 280mm,  Width: 240mm,  Spine: 20mm
Weight:   1.260kg
ISBN:   9780500290293
ISBN 10:   0500290296
Pages:   248
Publication Date:   01 February 2012
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
1. Drawings and Drawing: A Pre-Raphaelite Introduction; 2. The Flat, the Antique and the Life: Academic Drawing and the Pre-Raphaelites; 3. Direct and Heartfelt: Early Influences on Pre-Raphaelite Drawing; 4. Studying Nature Attentively: Ruskin and Pre-Raphaelitism; 5. Drawing the Circle: Portraits, Self-Portraits and Caricatures; 6. Pre-Raphaelite Compositions: Drawing History, Drawing Modernity; 7. The Poetry of Illustration: Disseminating Pre-Raphaelite Drawing in the 1850s and 1860s; 8. Working Drawings: Design and Pattern from the Pre- Raphaelites to the Arts and Crafts Movement; 9. The Aesthetics of Drawing from the 1860s to the 1890s: The Pre-Raphaelite Influence

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'Opulent ... examines with lavish illustrations the range of subject matter in enthralling detail' - V&A Magazine


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