Frederick Sandys, 1829-1904: a catalogue raisonné

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Antique Collectors' Club in association with Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service, 2001 - Architecture - 366 pages
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The artistic career of Frederick Sandys may not have been lucrative, but it was certainly prolific - as this complete catalogue demonstrates. For the very first time every known piece of work undertaken by the artist is included in this definitive volume; it covers the three distinct categories: oil paintings, portrait drawings, and woodcuts and illustrations. The catalogue entries begin with Sandys' immature efforts and competition entries from 1839, includes his days spent with the Rossetti brothers and the Pre-Rapaelite Brotherhood, his illustrations for the poems of Swinburne and Christina Rossetti, and continues through to his final few works, shortly before his death in 1904. It includes untraced works about which the author has uncovered copious amounts of information. A concise, comprehensive biographical text outlines Sandys' life, not only correcting mistakes, but also introducing previously unknown, newly researched aspects of the artist's life. The catalogue is divided into five chron

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Preface by Andrew Moore
Colour Plates 33
18601869 The PreRaphaelite Years

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