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A Chart of British Artists 1560-1860.
A Chart of British Artists 1560-1860. With Short Lives of the Principal Artists.
By H.S. Ede.
Faber & Faber Limited. 24 Russell Square. London [1934.]
8vo, disbound folded chart with soft covers. Scarce. Slightly stained binding.
A folding chart showing the ages of British artists between 1560 and 1860, with short biographies of the principal artists on the back.
[Ref: 59793]   £25.00  
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Samuel Cooper and His Contemporaries.
Samuel Cooper and His Contemporaries.
Daphne Foskett.
National Portrait Gallery. London Her Majesty's Stationery Office 1974.
4to, illustrated soft covers; pp. xxxiv + 140, profusely illustrated. Slightly scuffed cover and distressed binding.
An catalogue published to accompany an exhibition of works of Samuel Cooper (1609-1672), held at the National Portrait Gallery in 1974.
[Ref: 59940]   £15.00  
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John Sell Cotman 1782 - 1842.
John Sell Cotman 1782 - 1842.
Edited by Miklos Rajnai.
The Herbert Press. [1982.]
4to, green cloth gilt and illust. d/w; pp. 172, profusely illustrated.
An account of the work of painter John Sell Cotman (1782-1842).
[Ref: 59931]   £15.00  
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A Catalogue Raisonné of The Works of the Most Eminent Dutch, Flemish, and French Painters; In which is included a short Biographical Notice of the Artists, with a copious description of Their Principal Pictures; A Statement of the Prices at which such
A Catalogue Raisonné of The Works of the Most Eminent Dutch, Flemish, and French Painters; In which is included a short Biographical Notice of the Artists, with a copious description of Their Principal Pictures; A Statement of the Prices at which such pictures have been sold at public sales on the Continent and in England; A Reference to the Galleries and Private Collections, in which a large portion are at present; and the names of the Artists by whom the they have been Engraved; To which is added, A Brief Notice of the Scholars & Imitators of the Great Masters of the Above Schools:
By John Smith, Dealer in Pictures. Part the Fourth.
London: Published by Smith and Son, 137, New Bond Street. MDCCCXXXIII [1833].
Small 4to (260 x 171mm. 10¼ x 6¾".), red cloth covers with title on paper stuck on spine. Covers slighty torn with staining and scuffing.
The fourth volume of the 'Catalogue Raisonné of The Works of the Most Eminent Dutch, Flemish, and French Painters', this particular volume covers the following artists: Jan Steen; Gabriel Metsu; Gerard Terburg; Gaspar Netscher; Eglon Hendrick Vander Neer; Adrian Vander Werf; Peter de Hooghe; Nicholas Maes; Gonzales Cocques; and Godfrey Schalcken.
[Ref: 22111]   £60.00  
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Early English Drawings from the Ashmolean Museum.
Early English Drawings from the Ashmolean Museum.
Catalogue compiled by David Blayney Brown.
Morton Morris & Company in association with the Ashmolean Museum Oxford. [1983.]
8vo, illustrated soft covers; pp. 19, with 45 b/w plates.
An catalogue published to accompany an exhibition of Early English drawings from the Ashmolean Museum collection, held in London in 1983.
[Ref: 59945]   £15.00  
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The English School of Painting.
The English School of Painting.
By Ernest Chesneau. Translated by Lucy N. Etherington. With preface by Proffessor Ruskin.
Cassell & Company, Limited: London, paris, new York & Melbourne. 1885.
8vo, orginal cloth gilt; pp. vii-xliii + 339, profusely illustrated with b/w images. Second Edition. Ex Libris Franci et Georgii Todhunter. Binding and cover worn. Some time staining on the edges of pages.
Divided into two parts The Old Masters and The Modern School 1850-1882.
[Ref: 59911]   £10.00  
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Gainsborough and His Place in English Art with Forty-Eight Plates [Popular Edition].
by Sir Walter Armstrong
London: William Heinemann. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. MDCCCCIV [1904].
Book: 4to (239 x 153mm). Cloth binding with gilt patterning and floral designs on the front cover. Gilt title stamped into spine. 298 textual pages plus illustrations.
An illustrated narrative demonstrating Gainsborough's importance and contribution to English art.
[Ref: 10448]   £40.00  
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John Gould. The Bird Man. A Chronology and Bibliography.
John Gould. The Bird Man. A Chronology and Bibliography.
By Gordon C. Sauer.
Henry Sotheran Limited, London. 2, 3, 4 and 5 Sackville Street, W.1. First Published 1982 by Lansdowne Editions, Melbourne and Henry Sotheran, London.
4to (285 x 190mm. 11¼ x 7½".). pp. vi-xxiv 416. Profusely illustrated with colour and b/w images. With green cloth covers, title in gilt on spine; also with original dust jacket.
John Gould (1804-1881) was an English ornithologist and bird artist. This book has been compiled by Dr Gordon Sauer, presenting more than thirty years work in a systematic and accessible way, of all the basic data on Gould's life, his works, his family, his associates and his times. The book is organised into four chatpers: Genealogy of John Gould and Elizabeth Coxen Gould; John Gould's Major Published Works; Chronology of the life and works of John Gould; and Bibliography of John Gould, his family and associates.
[Ref: 22103]   £50.00  
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Landscapes.
Landscapes. Paintings and Drawings from the Royal Collection.
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace. 1975-76.
8vo, illustrated soft covers; pp. 27.
An catalogue published to accompany an exhibition of landscapes paintings and drawings drawings from the Royal Collection, held at the Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace in 1975-76.
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Painters, Sculptors, Architects, Engravers, and their Works. A Handbook.
Painters, Sculptors, Architects, Engravers, and their Works. A Handbook. With Illustrations and Monograms.
by Clara Erskine Clement, Author of "A Handbook of Legendary and Mythological Art".
Second Edition. New York: Published by Hurh and Houghton. Cambridge : Riverside Press. 1875.
Book: 8vo (187 x 123mm). Brown cloth gilt, pp. xii + 661, profusely illustrated with wood-engravings. Binding worn on edges and corners.
An illustrated alphabetical handbooks to artists and their works.
[Ref: 10201]   £20.00  
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The Picture Amateur's Handbook and Dictionary of Painters.
The Picture Amateur's Handbook and Dictionary of Painters.
By Philippe Daryl, B.A.
London. Crosby Lockwood and Co. 7 Stationers'-Hall Court, Ludgate Hill. 1878.
8vo, original blue cloth gilt, top edge gilt; pp. vii + 251. Slightly damaged cover.
A beginner's guide to painting, including a dictionary of painters.
[Ref: 59782]   £35.00  
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Anecdotes of Painting in England; With Some Account of the principal Artists; And incidental Notes on other Arts; Collected by the late Mr. George Vertue;
Anecdotes of Painting in England; With Some Account of the principal Artists; And incidental Notes on other Arts; Collected by the late Mr. George Vertue; Multa renascentur quae jam cecidere. Vol. I. [&[ Le sachant Anglois, je crus qu'il m'alloit parler d'edifices et de peintures. Nouvelle Eloise, vol.i.p.245. Vol. II. [&] Vol. III. - The distinguish'd part of Men With Compass, Pencil, Sword, or Pen...That they with Ardour strove to raise At once their Art's and Country's Praise. Prior. [&] To Which is added the History of The Modern Taste in Gardeniing. The Glory of Lebanon shall come unto thee...will make the Place of my Feet glorious. Isaiah, LX. 13. Volume the Fourth and Last. [&] A Catalogue of Engravers, Who have been born, or resided in England;...To which is added An Account of the Life and Works of the latter. And Art reflected Images to Art.____Pope. [&] Anecdotes of Painters who have resided or been born in England; with critical remarks on their productions;
And now digested and published from his original Mss. By Mr. Horace Walpole. [&] [6] By Edward Edwards, deceased, Late Teacher of Perspective, and Associate, in the Royal Academy; Intended as a Continuation to the Anecdotes of Painting by the Late Horace
Earl of Orford. Printed by Thomas Farmer at Strawberry-Hill, MDCCLXII [1762]. [&] [3] Printed in the Year MDCCLXIII [1763]. [&] [4] Printed by Thomas Kirkgate, MDCCLXXI [1771]. [&] [5] Printed in the Year MDCCLXIII [1763]. [&] [6] London: Printed by Luke Hanfard & Sons, For Leigh and Sotheby, W.J. and J. Richardosn, R. Faulder, T. Payne and J. White. 1808.
8 volumes; 8vo (222 x 178mm. 8¾ x 7".), red morocco gilt, gilt-stamped decorative boards. Covers slightly scuffed and worn.
Volume I focuses on the state of painting from the Reign of Henry III to the end of Henry VI; the Reign of Henry VII, Henry VIII, Edward VI and Mary, and Queen Elizabeth. Volume II discusses painters and other artists in the Reign of James I; Charles I, his love and protection of the arts; Sir Peter Paul Rubens; and general painters in the Reign of Charles I, and artists during the Interregnum. Volume III addresses painters in the Reign of Charles II; Statuaries, Carvers, Architects and Medallists in the Reign of Charles II; Artists in the Reign of James II; Painters in the Reign of King William; Painters and other Artists in the Reign of Queen Anne. Volume IV discusses painters in the Reign of George I; painters in the Reign of George II; Statuaries in the Reign of George II; Architects in the Reign of George II; on modern gardening. Volume V is a catalogue of engravers with an added chapter on the Life of Mr George Vertue with a list of Vertue's works. Volume VI acts as a continuation and elaboration of the first four volumes by Horace Walpole. The last two volumes each contain 46 plates of artists.
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Portrait Miniatures.
Portrait Miniatures.
Texy by Dr. George C. Williamson. Edited by Charles Holme.
MCMX 'The Studio' Ltd. London, Paris, New York. [1910].
Book: 4to (286 x 207mm). pp. iii-viii + 32. With 56 colour and 44 in b/w. Cloth binding with stamped title along the spine. Ex Leggatt. Some scuffing and rubbing to the binding. Some spotting.
A comprehensive narrative on miniature portraits.
[Ref: 10146]   £30.00  
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Pictures by Sir Henry Raeburn, R.A. The One Hundredth Exhibition at the French Gallery. 120, Pall Mall, London. 1911.
Pictures by Sir Henry Raeburn, R.A. The One Hundredth Exhibition at the French Gallery. 120, Pall Mall, London. 1911.
Wallis & Son. [1911.]
4to (280 x 228mm. 11 x 9".). With brown cloth covers, the title in gilt on the spine. Profusely illustrated with b/w plates. Covers slightly scuffed.
Ernest Gambart, an agent of the French print publisher Goupil, quickly launched himself on his own as a print publisher and seller and established the French Gallery in the mid-1850s at 120/121 Pall Mall as a full-time space devoted to the exhibition and sale of contemporary art. It was one of the first and most successful commercial galleries of contemporary art in London, and its emergence paralleled a larger transformation of the art market. Sir Henry Raeburn (1756-1823) was a Scottish portrait painter. Here this illustrated catalogue includes a foreword by James Grieg and press notices of the collection of pictures on view at the French Gallery
Ex Collection: Leggatts.
[Ref: 22092]   £40.00  
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A Catalogue Raisonné of The Works of the Most Eminent Dutch, Flemish, and French Painters; In which is included a short Biographical Notice of the Artists, with a copious description of Their Principal Pictures; A Statement of the Prices at which such
A Catalogue Raisonné of The Works of the Most Eminent Dutch, Flemish, and French Painters; In which is included a short Biographical Notice of the Artists, with a copious description of Their Principal Pictures; A Statement of the Prices at which such pictures have been sold at public sales on the Continent and in England; A Reference to the Galleries and Private Collections, in which a large portion are at present; and the names of the Artists by whom the they have been Engraved; To which is added, A Brief Notice of the Scholars & Imitators of the Great Masters of the Above Schools:
By John Smith, Dealer in Pictures. Part the Seventh.
London: Published by Smith and Son, 137, New Bond Street. MDCCCXXXVI [1836].
Small 4to (260 x 171mm. 10¼ x 6¾".), red cloth covers. Covers slighty torn with spine lost; binding broken.
This particular volume focuses on the life and works of Rembrandt van Rhyn (1606-1669) the Dutch painter and etcher, one of the greatest painters and printmakers in European art history and the most important in Dutch history.
[Ref: 22112]   £60.00  
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Sir Joshua Reynolds.
Sir Joshua Reynolds. First President of the Royal Academy.
By Sir Walter Armstrong.
London: William Heinemann. New York : Charles Scribner's Sons. MDCCCCV.
8vo, original cloth gilt; pp. x + 236, profusely illustrated.
An account of the career and work of Sir Joshua Reynolds.
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The Life of David Roberts, R.A. Compiled from his Journals and Other Sources
The Life of David Roberts, R.A. Compiled from his Journals and Other Sources with Etchings and Facsimiles of Pen-and-Ink Sketches by the Artist.
by James Ballantine.
Edinburgh. Adam and Charles Black, North Bridge. MDCCCLXVI [1866].
Book: 4to (290 x 233mm). Cloth binding with 'David Roberts R.A.' stamped in gilt onto front cover, and title area stamped onto spine in gilt. 225 textual pages plus illustrations. Broken binding, some spotting. Some pages coming away.
A comprehensive narrative and catalogue of the life and works of David Roberts.
Ex Leggatt.
[Ref: 10441]   £250.00  
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The Life of George Romney, Esq.
The Life of George Romney, Esq. He was famous in his profession: And it was his great right to be so. Shakespeare. Vittima della sua applicazionne, ci e stato rapito da questa vita, compsanto da tutti gli spassionati...e a procurare di adempiere i suoi desideri col rendere utile la sua memoria. Azara, vita di Mengs.
By William Hayley, Esq.
Chichester: Printed by W. Mason. For T. Payne, Pall-Mall, London. 1890.
4to (286 x 228mm. 11¼ x 9"), with green morrocan board covers, title on spine. Incomplete, 8 plates only; front cover broken off.
An illustrated account of George Romney's life. Hayley is subjective and partial but contains many personal insights, and he preserves the oddities of Romney's character. George Romney (1734-1802), the English portrait painter, the most fashionable artist of his day, painting leading society figures, including his artistic muse, Emma Hamilton, mistress of Lord Nelson.
Ex: Leggatts.
[Ref: 22100]   £100.00  
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Romney. A Biographical and Critical Essay with a Catalogue Raisonné of his Works. Vol. I. [&] Vol. II.
Romney. A Biographical and Critical Essay with a Catalogue Raisonné of his Works. Vol. I. [&] Vol. II.
By Humphry Ward and W. Roberts.
1904 Thos. Agnew & Sons. London, Manchester, Liverpool. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York.
A pair of large 4to books (330 x 266mm. 13 x 10½".), with blue cloth board covers and leather spines, gilt titles on cover and spine. Limited edition.
A two volume critique and catalogue raisonné of the life and work of George Romney (1734-1802), the English portrait painter, the most fashionable artist of his day, painting leading society figures, including his artistic muse, Emma Hamilton, mistress of Lord Nelson.
[Ref: 22096]   £190.00   view all images for this item
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Recollections of Rubens.
Recollections of Rubens.
By Jacob Burckhardt.
London: Phaidon Press Ltd. All Rights Reserved by Phaidon Press Ltd. 1 Cromwell Place, London, S.W.7. MCML [1950.] Made in Great Britain and Printed at the Curwen Press.
8vo (190 x 121mm. 7½ x 4¾".), with marble board covers and calf spine with title in gilt.
An illustrated first edition. Jacob Burckhardt's penetrating essay conveys a vision of the background against which Ruben's works were produced, and gives revealing explanations of the paintings and their style, and a highly interesting sketch of the painter's life as well. Sir Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640) was a Flemish Baroque painter, and a proponent of the extravagant Baroque style that highlighted the late 16th and early 17th centuries. As a diplomat he was knighted by both Philip IV, King of Spain, and Charles I, King of England.
[Ref: 22176]   £20.00  
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Samuel Scott c.1702-1772.
Samuel Scott c.1702-1772.
Guildhall Art Gallery. [1955.]
8vo, illustrated soft covers; pp. 20, with one b/w illustration. Surface dirt.
An exhibition catalogue published to accompany the exhibition of painting and drawings by Samuel Scott c.1702-1772, 12th July - 6th August 1955, at the Guildhall Art Gallery.
[Ref: 59785]   £30.00  
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Leonard Campbell Taylor R.A.
Leonard Campbell Taylor R.A.
By Cyril G.E. Bunt.
F. Lewis Publishers Limited. [1949.]
8vo, hard covers; pp. 9, with coloured illustrated labels. Slightly damaged binding.
A concise introduction to the work of English painter Leonard Campbell Taylor, R.A.
[Ref: 59928]   £10.00  
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Master Painters Van Dyck. From the works of John Ruskin.
Master Painters Van Dyck. From the works of John Ruskin.
Hodder & Stoughton. [1911.]
Small 8vo, original cloth gilt with illustrated label; pp. 72, with 5 colour illustrated labels. Distressed binding.
A concise account of the work of Anthony Van Dyck (1599-1641).
[Ref: 59794]   £45.00  
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A Catalogue Raisonné of The Works of the Most Eminent Dutch, Flemish, and French Painters; In which is included a short Biographical Notice of the Artists, with a copious description of Their Principal Pictures; A Statement of the Prices at which such
A Catalogue Raisonné of The Works of the Most Eminent Dutch, Flemish, and French Painters; In which is included a short Biographical Notice of the Artists, with a copious description of Their Principal Pictures; A Statement of the Prices at which such pictures have been sold at public sales on the Continent and in England; A Reference to the Galleries and Private Collections, in which a large portion are at present; and the names of the Artists by whom the they have been Engraved; To which is added, A Brief Notice of the Scholars & Imitators of the Great Masters of the Above Schools:
By John Smith, Dealer in Pictures. Part the Third.
London: Published by Smith and Son, 137, New Bond Street. MDCCCXXXI [1831].
Small 4to, orginal cloth gilt; pp. xxxiii + 501, with 6 b/w plates.
The third volume of the 'Catalogue Raisonné of The Works of the Most Eminent Dutch, Flemish, and French Painters', this particular volume covers the following artists: Anthony Van Dyck and David Teniers.
[Ref: 59947]   £25.00  
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Life and Letters of Frederick Walker, A.R.A.
Life and Letters of Frederick Walker, A.R.A. Our business is not to wish the artist different, but to find out what he is, and to love him within the necessary limits of his sphere.-Stopford Brooke. With Illustrations.
By John George Marks.
London. Macmillan and Co., Ltd. New York: The Macmillan Co. 1896. (The Right of Translation and Reproduction is Reserved.) Richard Clay and Sons, Limited, London and Bungay.
4to (280 x 196mm. 11 x 7¾".), with dark green cloth covers, title stamped in gilt on front cover and spine. Binding slightly worn and scuffed.
Frederick Walker (1840-1875) was an English social realist painter and illustrator, who was described by Sir John Everett Millais as 'the greatest artist of the century'. This book focuses on his early years and then from 1858 the chapters follow every year of his life. It was in 1858 that he was admitted as a student at the Royal Academy.
Ex Collection: Leggatts.
[Ref: 22095]   £60.00  
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G.F.Watts Reminiscences "What is, is, - and one should not desire to make it seem to be other" G.F.Watts.
by Mrs. Russell Barrington. Author of "The Reality of the Spiritual Life," "Lena's Picture," "Helen's Ordeal," "A Retrospect," etc.
London. George Allen, 156, Charing Cross Road, 1905.
Book: 4to (241 x 174mm). Cloth binding with gilt title on spine and 'G.F.Watts' in gilt on front cover, plus gilt patterning. 210 textual pages plus illustrations. Binding worn. Some sporadic spotting.
An illustrated narrative of the life and work of G.F. Watts.
[Ref: 10451]   £50.00  
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Benjamin West.
Benjamin West.
Graham Gallery. New York. 1014 Madison Avenue. May 22-June 30, 1962.
Pamphlet. 8to (200 x 230mm). pp. 8 including 6 b/w illustrations. Some time staining to cover.
A brief guide to an exhibition of paintings and drawings by Benjamin West, held in the Graham Gallery, New York in 1962.
Ex Collection of the Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 36434]   £20.00  
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The Art of Richard Wilson in the National Museum of Wales.
The Art of Richard Wilson in the National Museum of Wales.
Amgueddfa Genedlaethol Cymru. National Museum of Wales. Published by the Museum at Cardiff 1925.
4to, soft covers; pp. 12, with 2 coloured and 15 b/w illustrated plates, scarce. Slightly distressed spine.
An account of the work of Welsh painter Richard Wilson, R.A. (1714-1782).
[Ref: 59791]   £45.00  
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The Life of Joseph Wolf. Animal Painter. Illustrated. "We see distinctly only what we know thoroughly."
by A.H. Palmer (Author of The Life og Samuel Palmer).
Published by Longmans, Green, & Co. London and New York. 1895.
Book: 4to (225 x 151mm). Cloth binding with gilt title stamed into spine. 328 textual pages plus illustrations. Binding worn. Some sporadic foxing.
An illustrated narrative of the life and work of Joseph Wolf.
[Ref: 10449]   £70.00  
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Realism through Informality.
Realism through Informality. The Conversation Piece in Eighteenth Century Britain and a collection of works by Joseph Wright of Derby.
Leger Galleries, Bond Street, 1983.
Book: Octavo. Colour illustrated wrappers with 24 colour illustrations.
Catalogue for a 1983 exhibition including works by Reynolds and Gainsborough amongst other, with a separate section dedicated to Joseph Wright.
Ex Collection of Judy Egerton, author and former curator at the Tate Britain.
[Ref: 28070]   £50.00  
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The Great Artists 65. Their lives, works and inspiration.
The Great Artists 65. Their lives, works and inspiration. Wright of Derby.
A Marshall Cavendish Weekly Collection.
Marshall Cavendish Ltd, 1986. Published by Marshall Cavendish Partworks Lts, 58 Old Compton Street, London W1V 5PA, England.
Book: Quarto. Illustrated and printed in colour. pp.31.
A biographical volume detailing the artist's life and his work; illustrated throughout. A chapter also focuses on the Industrial Revolution, as a backdrop to Wright and the time he was most prominent, and how he was influenced.
Ex Collection of Judy Egerton, author and former curator at the Tate Britain.
[Ref: 28071]   £35.00  
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Joseph Wright of Derby, 1734- 1797.
Joseph Wright of Derby, 1734- 1797.
Jane Wallis.
Published by Derby Museum & Art Gallery on the occasion of the Bicentenary Exhibition at Derby Art Gallery 28 June-28 September 1997.
Book: Quarto. pp.120.. Colour illustrated wrappers, profusely illustrated.
Catalogue from the Derby Art Gallery's1997 Joseph Wright of Derby exhibition, including catalogue of Wright's drawings in the Derby collection.
Ex Collection of Judy Egerton, author and former curator at the Tate Britain.
[Ref: 28072]   £45.00  
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Joseph Wright of Derby, 1734- 1797.
Joseph Wright of Derby, 1734- 1797.
par Judy Egerton
Editions de la Réunion des musées nationaux, Paris 1990
Book: 4to, colour illustrated wrappers, profusely illustrated, mainly in colour, pp.200
French text catalogue for a 1990 international exhibtion of Joseph Wright's work.
Ex Collection of Judy Egerton, author and former curator at the Tate Britain.
[Ref: 59756]   £45.00  
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Joseph Wright of Derby.
Joseph Wright of Derby.
Copyright 1968 Benedict Nicolson.
First Published in Great Britain 1968 by The Paul Mellon Foundation for British Art, 38 Bury Street, Lodnon, S.W.1 in association with Routledge & Kegan Paul Ltd., Broadway house, Carter Lane, London, E.C.4.
Book: 4to, two volumes [323 x 260mm, 12¾ x 10¼"] with green cloth covers with title in gilt along spine; illustrated. pp.545. Spine broken on volume I; no dustjackets, spine rubbed and worn.
Two volume biographical and interpretative study, which attempts to present Wright in every aspect. It records what is known about his life, affords a critical commentary on his painting; describes his friends and associates, and provides a catalogue of the surviving paintings. Nicolson's work is highly regarded and considered to be very important.
Ex Collection of Judy Egerton, author and former curator at the Tate Britain.
[Ref: 27350]   £95.00  
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Joseph Wright of Derby.
Joseph Wright of Derby.
Copyright 1968 Benedict Nicolson.
First Published in Great Britain 1968 by The Paul Mellon Foundation for British Art, 38 Bury Street, Lodnon, S.W.1 in association with Routledge & Kegan Paul Ltd., Broadway house, Carter Lane, London, E.C.4.
Book: 4to, two volumes [323 x 260mm, 12¾ x 10¼"] with green cloth covers with title in gilt along spine, colour printed dustjackets; illustrated. pp.545.
Two volume biographical and interpretative study, which attempts to present Wright in every aspect. It records what is known about his life, affords a critical commentary on his painting; describes his friends and associates, and provides a catalogue of the surviving paintings. Nicolson's work is highly regarded and considered to be very important.
Ex Collection of Judy Egerton, author and former curator at the Tate Britain.
[Ref: 27349]   £95.00  
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Wright of Derby.
Wright of Derby.
Judy Egerton.
Tate Gallery. Copyright 1990 The Tate Gallery All rights reserved.
Book: 4to [292 x 241mm, 11½ x 9½"] with turquoise cloth covers and title in gilt along spine, colour illustrated dustjacket. Profusely illustrated, pp.294.
A catalogue of works exhibited at the Tate Gallery with explanatory chapters on: Joseph Wright and the Lunar Society, the engraving and publication of prints of Joseph Wright's paintings by Tim Clayton, his techniques of paintings and Wright's picture frames. A reference book on Prints after Wright by Tim Clayton.
Ex Collection of Judy Egerton, author and former curator at the Tate Britain.
[Ref: 27345]   £70.00  
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Wright of Derby. Mr & Mrs Coltman.
Wright of Derby. Mr & Mrs Coltman. Acquisition in Focus.
Exhibition organised and booklet written by Allan Braham.
The National Gallery, London. 5 February - 27 April 1986. Booklet sponsored by National Westminster Bank.
Book: 8vo [229 x 166mm, 9 x 6½"], illustrated, pp.20.
A catalogue linked to the arrival of 'Mr and Mrs Coltman' to the National Gallery, London. It was the second work of Joseph Wright to be acquired by the National Gallery. Other paintings were borrowed to make a small exhibition.
Ex Collection of Judy Egerton, author and former curator at the Tate Britain.
[Ref: 27341]   £45.00  
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Joseph Wright of Derby in Liverpool.
Joseph Wright of Derby in Liverpool.
Elizabeth E. Barker and Alex Kidson, with contributions by Martin Hopkinson, Jane Longmore and Sarah Parsons.
Published by Yale University Press, 2007.
Book: 4to with dark blue cloth covers, colour illustrated dustjacket. profusely illustrated, pp.216.
Catalogue for a Joseph Wright of Derby exhibition held in Liverpool and the Yale Centre for British Art, including Martin Hopkinson's essay 'Printmaking and Print Collectors in the North West, 1760-1800'.
Ex Collection of Judy Egerton, author and former curator at the Tate Britain.
[Ref: 27333]   £45.00  
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