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English art in 1884 ; illustrated by facsimile sketches by the artists ; ten full-page steel engravings / edited by Henry Blackburn

Henry Blackburn editor

RA Collection: Book

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Henry Blackburn, editor


New York, 72 Fifth Avenue: D. Appleton and Company, 1895

Physical Description

xviii, 175 p. : ill. ; 34 cm.

General Note

List of full-page engravings on steel. 1. The Albert Memorial, designed by G. Gilbert Scott, engraved by J.C. Armytage -- 2. Showery Weather, painted by Vicat Cole, engraved by C. Cousen -- 3. The Three Dogs, painted by Sir Edwin Landseer, engraved by C. Mottram -- 4. The Princess Elizabeth in the Tower, painted by R. Hillingford, engraved by T. Sherratt -- 5. The Rabbit on the Wall, painted by Sir David Wilkie, engraved by W. Greatbach -- 6. The Pet of the Duchess, painted by Sir Edwin Landseer, engraved by C.G. Lewis -- 7. Back from Marston Moor, painted by H. Wallis, engraved by W. Ridgway -- 8. The Dog and the Shadow, painted by Sir Edwin Landseer, engraved by C. Cousen -- 9. The Young Mother, painted by C.W. Cope, engraved by J.H. Robinson -- 10. Egglestone Abbey, near Barnard Castle by J.M.W. Turner, engraved by T. Higham
"Copyright, 1884, 1894 by D. Appleton and Company." (p.[iv]).
“The one hundred and sixteenth [116th] exhibition of the Royal Academy of Arts, at Burlington House, in London, contained eighteen hundred and fifty-six [1856] works of art in painting in oils and water-colors, engraving, etching, architectural designs and sculpture. There are nine rooms devoted to oil-paintings, of which the principal is the fine long Gallery III, where the banquets and other meetings are held, and where the president addresses the students at the annual giving of prizes.” (p.1)


Preface -- List of full-page engravings on steel -- Description of the engravings on steel -- The Royal Academy -- The Grosvenor Gallery -- Index of Artists


Royal Academy of Arts, The exhibition of the Royal Academy of Arts. MDCCCLXXXIV. The one hundred and sixteenth. (1884)

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