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Sir John Gilbert: Art and Imagination in the Victorian Age by Spike Bucklow

Bringing together a selection of large-scale historical paintings, modest and rarely seen landscape watercolours, illustrated novels, children's books, newspaper illustrations and ephemera from both public and private sources, this groundbreaking publication explores both an unduly neglected figure and some important aspects of Victorian life. Offering first-class, original research, Sir John Gilbert is essential reading for all those with a particular interest in Victorian art, literature and society.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781848220799
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date: 04/10/2011
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 9.10(w) x 10.70(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Spike Bucklow is a conservation scientist at the Hamilton Kerr Institute, University of Cambridge; Sally Woodcock is an easel paintings conservator in private practice; Mark Bills is Curator at the Watts Gallery. He was formerly Senior Curator of paintings, prints and drawings at the Museum of London; Nicola Bown lectures at Birkbeck College, University of London, and is author of Fairies in Nineteenth-Century Art and Literature, 2001; Kathleen Froyen is a graduate intern at the Hamilton Kerr Institute; Paul Goldman is an art historian specialising in Victorian art and illustration. He is also an Associate Fellow at the Institute of English Studies, part of the School of Advanced Study of the University of London; Vivien Knight was Curator and Head of Guildhall Art Gallery, London, and the City of London's Permanent Collection, 1982-2009; Caroline Oliver is Lead Frame Conservator at Guildhall Art Gallery, London; Neil Rhind is a historian specialising in the social and architectural history of Blackheath and Greenwich, London; Libby Sheldon is a Lecturer in History of Art with Material Studies and runs the Painting Analysis Unit in the History of Art Department, University College London; Timothy Wilcox is an art historian and curator.

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