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J. W. Waterhouse

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Product description

John W. Waterhouse (1849-1917) was acclaimed during his lifetime as one of England's finest painters. This judgement has been endorsed in recent years as the painter's reputation - and the value of his work - have reached new heights. Waterhouse was a master of narrative painting, and in his historical and mythological works he displayed an unerring feeling for the dramatic moment, combined with a fine sense of composition and superb painting technique. But above all it is the haunting beauty of his wistful female models that has ensured his lasting popularity. In their dramatic settings, they have become archetypal Victorian images.

This hardback 1989 first edition published by Phaidon is in a good, used condition. The dustjacket is priceclipped and is heavily turned along the top and bottom edges. There are also a few creases. The blackcloth boards are gilt-stamped on the spine and a little faded along the top edge. The endpapers are a slightly spotted. However, the text block appears to be free from marks and is beautifully illustrated with 97 illustrations, including 59 in colour.

Item details

PLU:
0
Author(s):
Anthony Hobson
Condition:
Fair
Dimensions:
28.5x25x2cm
Edition:
1989 first edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0714880663
ISBN-13:
9780714880662
Number of pages:
128
Publisher:
Phaidon Christie's
Title:
J. W. Waterhouse

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John W. Waterhouse (1849-1917) was acclaimed during his lifetime as one of England's finest painters. This judgement has been endorsed in recent years as the painter's reputation - and the value of his work - have reached new heights. Waterhouse was a master of narrative painting, and in his historical and mythological works he displayed an unerring feeling for the dramatic moment, combined with a fine sense of composition and superb painting technique. But above all it is the haunting beauty of his wistful female models that has ensured his lasting popularity. In their dramatic settings, they have become archetypal Victorian images.

This hardback 1989 first edition published by Phaidon is in a good, used condition. The dustjacket is priceclipped and is heavily turned along the top and bottom edges. There are also a few creases. The blackcloth boards are gilt-stamped on the spine and a little faded along the top edge. The endpapers are a slightly spotted. However, the text block appears to be free from marks and is beautifully illustrated with 97 illustrations, including 59 in colour.

PLU:
0
Author(s):
Anthony Hobson
Condition:
Fair
Dimensions:
28.5x25x2cm
Edition:
1989 first edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0714880663
ISBN-13:
9780714880662
Number of pages:
128
Publisher:
Phaidon Christie's
Title:
J. W. Waterhouse

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