The Pre-Raphaelites and Italy

The Pre-Raphaelites and Italy

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Overview

The Pre-Raphaelites and Italy by Colin Harrison, Christopher Newall, Mauruzio Isabella, Martin Mclaughlin

This important book, published to accompany a major exhibition at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, is the first to explore the fascination of the Pre-Raphaelite painters with Italy: its landscape, art and culture. Featuring full-colour illustrations of the 138 paintings in the exhibition, including works in private collections not previously reproduced, The Pre-Raphaelites and Italy examines the relationship of the Pre-Raphaelite brothers to Italy and to each other in a fresh and original way and will be essential reading for all students of 19th-century art and culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781848220751
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date: 10/25/2010
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Colin Harrison is Curator of British Paintings and Drawings and Curator of the Pissarro Family Archive at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. His previous publications include Turner's Oxford (2000), Samuel Palmer 1805-1881: Vision and Landscape (2005, joint author) and the Complete Illustrated Catalogue of Paintings in the Ashmolean Museum (2004, joint editor and author). Christopher Newall is a writer and art historian specialising in 19th-century British art who has curated numerous exhibitions of Pre-Raphaelite painting worldwide.

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