British Landscape Watercolors, 1750-1850

British Landscape Watercolors Rarely exhibited and in superb condition the watercolor collection in the Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge is one of the finest in the world This book contains the gems of that collection approximately

  • Title: British Landscape Watercolors, 1750-1850
  • Author: Jane Munro
  • ISBN: 9781561310630
  • Page: 140
  • Format: Paperback
  • Rarely exhibited and in superb condition, the watercolor collection in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge is one of the finest in the world This book contains the gems of that collection approximately 150, all of them reproduced large and in color, mostly for the first time The most famous artists of this, the Golden Age of British watercolor art, are all represented TRarely exhibited and in superb condition, the watercolor collection in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge is one of the finest in the world This book contains the gems of that collection approximately 150, all of them reproduced large and in color, mostly for the first time The most famous artists of this, the Golden Age of British watercolor art, are all represented Turner, Cotman, DeWint, Cox, Cozens, Girtin, Palmer, Constable, Ruskin, Sandby, Towne, Varley together with some less well known, or better known for work in other media Wilson, Wright of Derby, Romney, Gainsborough, Holland, for example But the collection is most remarkable for the outstanding quality of the individual paintings, and Jane Munro Senior Assistant Keeper at the Museum emphasizes this in a text that closely examines each particular work and locates it in the artist s career.

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    1. This book has almost driven me crazy with love. I've made discoveries of artists like Peter DeWint who I'd never heard of before. After looking and looking, I have to say that I very much appreciate transparent watercolor, particularly the skill (which I don't have), but I am consistently drawn to the works in which the artist uses some "body color", what I'm taking to be gouache. Over all, the drawings and painting in this book are lovely, quiet, mostly monochromatic, and sensitive renderings o [...]

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