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G.F. Watts: the last great Victorian

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G.F. Watts: the last great Victorian by Veronica Franklin Gould. Yale University Press 2004. Hardback with dust jacket in fine condition

George Frederic Watts (1817 1904) was a titanic figure in nineteenth-century British art. The father of British Symbolism and portrait painter of his age, he forged a controversial career that spanned the reign of Queen Victoria. This book, the first in-depth biography of Watts, sheds new light on the pioneering spirit and breadth of mind of the artist. Drawing on Watts's abundant personal correspondence and diaries and an array of other contemporary documents, the book chronicles the artist's career and personal life, including his friendships with Edward Burne-Jones, Frederic Leighton, William Gladstone, and Alfred Tennyson and his relationships with a series of singular women. The book also examines Watts's wide reforming zeal and political agenda as well as his role and dealings in the Victorian art world.

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Added value:
In fine condition
Author(s):
Gould V F
Condition:
Fine
Dimensions:
26x29x3cm
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0300105770
ISBN-13:
9780300105773
Number of pages:
438
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Title:
G.F. Watts: the last great Victorian

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G.F. Watts: the last great Victorian by Veronica Franklin Gould. Yale University Press 2004. Hardback with dust jacket in fine condition

George Frederic Watts (1817 1904) was a titanic figure in nineteenth-century British art. The father of British Symbolism and portrait painter of his age, he forged a controversial career that spanned the reign of Queen Victoria. This book, the first in-depth biography of Watts, sheds new light on the pioneering spirit and breadth of mind of the artist. Drawing on Watts's abundant personal correspondence and diaries and an array of other contemporary documents, the book chronicles the artist's career and personal life, including his friendships with Edward Burne-Jones, Frederic Leighton, William Gladstone, and Alfred Tennyson and his relationships with a series of singular women. The book also examines Watts's wide reforming zeal and political agenda as well as his role and dealings in the Victorian art world.

Added value:
In fine condition
Author(s):
Gould V F
Condition:
Fine
Dimensions:
26x29x3cm
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0300105770
ISBN-13:
9780300105773
Number of pages:
438
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Title:
G.F. Watts: the last great Victorian

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