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Illustrated memoir of Charles Wellington Furse, A.R.A.; with critical papers and fragments, a catalogue of the pictures exhibited at the club in 1906, and a chronological list of works.

Charles Furse ARA

RA Collection: Book

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London,: Printed for the Burlington Fine Arts Club,, 1908.

Physical Description

viii, [2], 100 p., 1 . xxxv pl. (incl. front., ports.) 42 x 32 cm. (folio)

General Note

"A brief account of the life of Charles Furse printed in the exhibition catalogue of his works has been amplified for this edition by the inclusion of passages from ... letters to relatives and friends, as well as by a fuller narrative."--Prefactory note.
Each plate accompanied by leaf with descriptive letterpress.


Memoir -- Critical papers and fragments: Note -- Impressionism: what it means -- Schools of art -- Letter on drawing -- Letters from Italy -- Rossetti and Watts -- Reports of lectures on Watts and Keene: Lectures I. Chiaroscuro -- Lectures II. Velazquez -- Catalogue of works exhibited at the Burlington fine arts club, 1906 -- Chronological list of works.


The front pastedown carries a 20th century Royal Academy bookplate, on which is inscribed in pencil, 'Presented by the J.S. Sargent, RA (CM 7 Jan 1909)’

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