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Author Wilton, Andrew

Title British watercolours, 1750-1880 / Andrew Wilton, Anne Lyles

Publ Info Munich ; New York : Prestel, [2011]
 RWU Main Library  ND1928 .W56 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript 285 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
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Note "First published on the occasion of the exhibition 'The Great Age of British Watercolours, 1750-1880', held at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, 15 January-12 April 1993, and at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 9 May-25 July 1993"--Colophon
Previously published as: The Great age of British watercolours, 1750-1880
Includes bibliographical references (p. [279]-281) and index
Contents Ambition and ambiguity: watercolour in Britain -- The structure of landscape: eighteenth-century theory -- Man in the landscape: the art of topography -- Naturalism -- Picturesque, antipicturesque: the composition of Romantic landscape -- Light and atmosphere -- The exhibition watercolour
Note This volume documents an important moment in the history of watercolour, as its practitioners moved from the tinted drawings to the creation of fully fledged works of art that rivaled oil paintings in their expressiveness and technical brilliance. The authors document the evolution of the British watercolour
LC subject Watercolor painting, British -- 18th century -- Exhibitions
Watercolor painting, British -- 19th century -- Exhibitions
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ISBN 3791345397