A History of British Art
  • critical theory
  • wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 24.5 x 18.5 cm
  • 256 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 0520223764

A History of British Art

Andrew Graham-Dixon, Thomas Gainsborough, Andrea Mantegna, Michaelangelo Buonarroti, Ad Reinhardt, Barnett Newman, William Cavendish, Sir William Cecil, Robert Smythson, Sir John Thynne, Abraham Smtih, Nicholas Hilliard, Isaac Oliver, Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger, George Gower, Hans Holbein the Younger, Sir Anthony van Dyck, Giorgione, Titian, Diego Velázquez, William Hogarth, Sir Peter Paul Rubens, Inigo Jones, Samuel Cooper, Sir James Thornhill, Francis Bird, Sir Christopher Wren, Sir Alfred Munnings, Piet Mondrian, Pablo Picasso, Allan Ramsay, Arthur Devis, Sir John Vanbrugh, William Kent, André le Nôtre, Johann Zoffany, Joshua Reynolds, Leonardo da Vinci, George Stubbs, J.M.W. Turner, William Blake, Samuel Palmer, Sir John Soane, John Constable, William Powell Frith, Joseph Mallord William Turner, William Wyld, Joseph Wright of Derby, Sir Benjamin Baker, Sir Edwin Landseer, Sir David Wilkie, Augustus Egg, Charles Barry

A History of British Art

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Critical theory by Andrew Graham-Dixon. "... Graham-Dixon argues decisively against the preconception that the British are not a visual people. Starting with a revelatory account of the almost unknown masterpieces of the Catholic Middle Ages, [Dixon] celebrates the beauty and the brilliance of Britain's artistic heritage - from Thomas Gainsborough to Damien Hirst, William Hogarth to David Hockney, John Constable to Henry Moore. Embracing not only painting and sculpture, but also history, politics, architecture, and literature, [Graham-Dixon] writes with one simple aim:'to help myself and others to understand and love British art a little bit more.'" --taken from back cover.

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