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Great British Drawings

Harrison, Colin, Palmer, Caroline, Wodehouse, Katherine, Dickinson, Harry

Published by Ashmolean Museum
ISBN 10: 1854442961 / ISBN 13: 9781854442963
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Title: Great British Drawings

Publisher: Ashmolean Museum

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: New


Published to accompany the Ashmolean Museum's 2015 exhibition "Great British Drawings", which brings together drawings from private collections as well as from the Museum. Many have not been previously exhibited or published. Num Pages: 336 pages, 200 col. BIC Classification: AFF; AGC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 283 x 222 x 29. Weight in Grams: 1590. . 2015. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9781854442963

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Synopsis: The Ashmolean Museum's collection of British drawings and watercolors is undoubtedly one of the richest in the world. Over 130 works are discussed here in this fully illustrated catalogue, including a dozen works loaned from private collections. Many of these works have never previously been published or exhibited. The full richness of the Ashmolean's collection is reflected here with drawings from the mid-seventeenth century through to the present day. Works by renowned masters including Rowlandson, Gainsborough, Blake, Palmer, Girtin, J. M. W. Turner, Edward Lear, Ruskin, and the Pre-Raphaelites feature, together with works from the twentieth century including Augustus John, Paul Nash, Walter Sickert and the Camden Town Group, Eric Kennington, Eric Ravilious, Ben Nicholson, Graham Sutherland, Wyndham Lewis, Ronald Searle, Gerald Scarfe, and David Hockney.

Great British Drawings reveals the full breadth of achievement and inventiveness of British artists in all drawing media, from pencil, to pen and ink, to watercolor, as well as the fascinating history of British art over the course over three and a half centuries.

About the Author: Colin Harrison is Senior Curator of European Art at the Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford. His previous publications include, Turner's Oxford (2000), the Complete Illustrated Catalogue of Paintings in the Ashmolean Museum (2004, joint editor and author), Samuel Palmer 1805-1881: Vision and Landscape (2005, joint author), The Pre-Raphaelites and Italy (2010, joint author), and Lucien Pissarro in England: The Eragny Press 1895-1914 (2011, joint author). Essays by Susan Owens and Timothy Wilcox cover the use of drawing as a teaching practice, the place of watercolour in British artistic practice, and the history of the collection of British drawings in the Ashmolean Museum.

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