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Homes, works, and shrines of English artists with specimens of their styles : to which is added, Rambles in Rome

Frederick William Fairholt

RA Collection: Book

Record number

08/2561

Author

Imprint

London: Virtue & Co., 26, Ivy Lane, Paternoster Row, 1873

Physical Description

182 pages : illustrations, 22 plates ; 24 cm.

General Note

These sketches appeared originally in the Art journal.
On cover: Pilgrimages to shrines at home and abroad.

Contents

Homes and shrines of English artists: Sir Joshua Reynolds, P.R.A. William Hogarth. Thomas Gainsborough, R.A. Richard Cosway, R.A. George Morland. Richard Wilson, R.A. Joseph Mallord William Turner, R.A. William Collins, R.A. William Etty, R.A. William Blake. John Flaxman, R.A. Joseph Nollekens, R.A. Richard James Wyatt. Samuel Cooper. George Vertue, F.S.A. William Woollett. Thomas Bewick -- Rambles in Rome: The modern road to Rome. First impressions. The Forum and its monuments. The galleries of ancient art. Modern art in Rome.

Provenance

The front pastedown carries the bookplate of Herbert Constantine. The front free endpaper carries the bookplate of Bournemouth Natural Science Society, 39 Christchurc Road. The half-title page is inscribed in blue ink: "Presented by Miss Constantine, February 1949."

Binding Note

Blue illustrated boards with gilt titles to spine and front. Beveled edges.

Name as Subject

Subject

Illustrated books
Wood engravings

Contributors

Frederick William Fairholt, illustrator
Virtue & Company Limited, publisher, printer