Pre-Raphaelite Vision: Truth to Nature

Pre-Raphaelite Vision: Truth to Nature

by Allen Staley, Christopher Newall, Christopher Newall, Ian Warrell
     
 
The Pre-Raphaelites brought about a revolution in depicting landscape that was arguably as radical as anything achieved by their near contemporaries, the Impressionists. Deeply rooted as they were in both scientific and religious culture and inspired by the theories of John Ruskin, the Pre-Raphaelites experienced an exhilarating passion for the natural world that

Overview

The Pre-Raphaelites brought about a revolution in depicting landscape that was arguably as radical as anything achieved by their near contemporaries, the Impressionists. Deeply rooted as they were in both scientific and religious culture and inspired by the theories of John Ruskin, the Pre-Raphaelites experienced an exhilarating passion for the natural world that suffuses their works and animates their vision.

This authoritative and lavishly illustrated book, the first study of landscape in Pre-Raphaelite painting for many years, highlights an often overlooked aspect of the movement. Among the artists featured are John Everett Millais, William Holman Hunt, Ford Madox Brown, John Brett, George Price Boyce, William Davis, and Daniel Alexander Williamson.

Author Bio: Allen Staley is professor emeritus of art history at Columbia University and the author of The Pre-Raphaelite Landscape. Christopher Newall, a writer and lecturer specializing in 19th-century British art, is the author of Victorian Watercolors.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781854374998
Publisher:
Tate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
10/27/2004
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
9.62(w) x 10.87(h) x 0.87(d)
Age Range:
13 - 18 Years

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