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A Descriptive Catalogue of the Historical Collection of Water-Colour Paintings in the South Kensington Museum (Paperback) Loot Price: R386
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A Descriptive Catalogue of the Historical Collection of Water-Colour Paintings in the South Kensington Museum (Paperback)

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1877 Excerpt: ...in 1783, he was one of the earliest who practised in water-colours, and produced, in the tinted manner, works of the highest poetry and beauty. He unhappily became deranged in 1794, and died in 1799. His works and his influence on the art are treated of in the " Introduction." 497 The Chigi Palace, Near Albano. Bought. Wooded foreground, with the massive palace on the mid-distant mountain. Painted in a monochrome grey, flight stained colour used. Size, ioi by 14 in. CRAIG, WILLIAM MARSHALL--Figure Painter. E practised in water-colours in the last quarter of the eighteenth century, and his first works were chiefly miniature portraits. Later he exhibited rustic figures and landscape views; but he is best known by his designs for book illustration. He was living in 1827. 1750-71. The Wounded Soldier. William Smith Gist. A group, of the soldier with his wife (who asks charity) and her child. Painted in transparent colour; some lights taken out. Size, 23J by 165-in. CRISTALL, JOSHUA--Landscape Painter. ORN in Cornwall in 1767, he secretly pursued an early love of art. On coming with his family to London he was apprenticed, and began a life of great hardship. Eventually he found some employment as a china painter, and for a time worked in the Potteries. Returning to London, his health suffered by his privations; but he managed to gain admission to the schools of the Royal Academy, where he made great progress, and cultivated a classic taste which prevailed in his matured works. On the establishment of the Water-Colour Society he was one of the first members, and, during a long life, a constant exhibitor. He lived for many years at Goodrich on the Wye, but in 1840 he returned to London, where he died in 1847. 444. The Young Fisher Boy. Bought. The boy is...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Museum of Victoria
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 66
ISBN-13: 978-1-231-27891-8
Barcode: 9781231278918
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LSN: 1-231-27891-9

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