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The New Painting of the 1860s: Between the Pre-Raphaelites and the Aesthetic Movement
by Allen Staley
This handsome volume is the first authoritative survey of one of the most intriguing periods of British art—the radically innovative decade of the 1860s. The book explores new developments in English painting of this period, focusing on the early work of Edward Burne-Jones, Frederic Leighton, Albert Moore, Edward Poynter, Simeon Solomon, and James McNeill Whistler, as well ...more
Hardcover, 438 pages
Published November 8th 2011 by Paul Mellon Centre BA
(first published February 20th 2008)
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Brilliant assessment of painters who until recently were dismissed as "Victorian" and old fashioned. Great to see serious consideration given to the works of Simenon, Millais, Rossetti, etc. I love this period of British art! The book is beautifully printed too!