Jun 2017 - Art Gallery New South Wales
This book features over eighty artworks by more than seventy artists that represent the glory of British watercolors from the Victorian period. Artists include: Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Edward BurneJones, George John Pinwell and Myles Birket Foster. Peter Raissis explores the social, cultural, and technical background to watercolor painting in nineteenthcentury Victorian Britain, as well as the reception and appreciation of the medium both in Britain and Australia. Entries on each of the works give insights into...