An Introduction to English Painting

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I. B. Tauris, 2001 - Art - 169 pages
This elegant, concise book is recognized as one of the definitive guides to English painting. From Medieval wall-paintings and illuminated manuscripts, to Tudor and Stuart portraiture, sporting pictures, landscapes, watercolors, on through to the Pre-Raphaelites to the 1950s, John Rothenstein dedicates chapters to such influential artists as Hogarth, Blake, Gainsborough, Turner, Whistler, and Sickert. The story of English painting unfolds with authority and enthusiasm.

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John Rothenstein was the Director of the Tate Gallery. He is the author of other books.

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