Treasures of British Art
By (author) Robert Upstone
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Treasures of British Art by Robert Upstone
Book DescriptionThis richly illustrated Tiny Folio(TM) volume surveys British painting, watercolors, and sculpture from the sixteenth century to the present. With masters such as William Blake, William Hogarth, George Stubbs, Thomas Gainsborough, Joseph Mallord William Turner, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, James McNeill Whistler, John Singer Sargent, Henry Moore, Francis Bacon, Lucian Freud, and David Hockney, the Tate Gallery offers work to please every taste. The gallery, which was opened in London in the summer of 1897 by the Prince of Wales, is best known for its modern art collections, but-as this little compendium makes wonderfully clear-it encompasses the full sweep of British art, from ornate aristocratic portraits and vivacious hunting scenes to the Pre-Raphaelites languid femmes fatales.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780789205414
(119mm x 106mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Abbeville Press Inc.,U.S.
Publisher: Abbeville Press Inc.,U.S.
Publish Date: 6-Jun-1996
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Robert Upstone
Nicholas Serota is director of the Tate art museums and Gallery. Robert Upstone was previously the Curator of Modern British Art at the Tate Britain. He has written, edited and contributed to a long list of books and catalogues produced in conjunction with major museum exhibitions, and to academic journals.
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