Description:Good. May be an ex-library copy with library markings or...Good. May be an ex-library copy with library markings or stickers, may have some highlighting and or textual notes. May no longer have dust jacket or accessories if applicable.
Description:Very Good. Large format. 64 pp. Well illustrated; slight wear to...Very Good. Large format. 64 pp. Well illustrated; slight wear to corners of covers; a number of postcards of paintings similar in style to those in the book have been laid or taped in.
Description:Near Fine. Near Fine; Very tall softcover (4to); pictorial...Near Fine. Near Fine; Very tall softcover (4to); pictorial wraps, only the most minor signs of wear, as-new text block. Paintings selected from the Forbes Magazine Collection by Christopher Forbes.
Description:Fine. No Exp Harry N Abrams 1987 From This is a catalogue of a...Fine. No Exp Harry N Abrams 1987 From This is a catalogue of a show at the Yale Center of British Art that features the Forbes Magazine Collection of Victorian Painting. Victorians had a passion for children, demonstrated, for example, in Charles Dodgson's famous obsession with the "real" Alice in Wonderland. Whatever psychosexual dimensions underlie the phenomenon, this study is a rather handwashed, sun-dried and starchy version of the period's art. It is reverential both in tone and in selection of works, although Casteras, assistant curator of paintings at the Yale Center, contributes a cogent essay. A typical painting is John Callcott Horsley's "A Portait Group of Queen Victoria with Her Children" that is marked by a sentimental, academic style. "Worn Out" by Thomas Faed features a working-class man asleep in a chair next to a sick boy. Colored primarily with oranges and russets, the picture has a tear-jerking effect. All in all, these are genre pieces, idealized to a fault, by artists whose works remain in oblivion.
Description:Fair. A readable copy of the book which may include some defects...Fair. A readable copy of the book which may include some defects such as highlighting and notes. Cover and pages may be creased and show discolouration. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 64 p.
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