Other available formats:
Looking for an examination copy?
This title is not currently available for examination. However, if you are interested in the title for your course we can consider offering an examination copy. To register your interest please contact firstname.lastname@example.org providing details of the course you are teaching.
This catalog accompanies an exhibition of watercolors from the National Collection at the Victoria and Albert Museum. A selection of one hundred works are illustrated and discussed, ranging from the mid-eighteenth century to the mid-twentieth century and showing the wealth and variety of this often neglected sphere of British painting. Through a critical reading of the works, Johnson examines and challenges notions of the relations between painting and history, criticism and theory.Read more
- Published to coincide with an exhibition of Watercolours from the National Collection at the Victoria and Albert Museum from 26th January until 15th May
- Contains some of the finest examples of British watercolours by Turner, Cotman, Gainsborough, etc and ranging from 1750–1950
- New and innovative approach to the subject reflecting the latest concerns in art history
Not yet reviewed
Be the first to review
Review was not posted due to profanity×
- Date Published: February 1994
- format: Paperback
- isbn: 9780521449274
- length: 270 pages
- dimensions: 275 x 217 x 22 mm
- weight: 1.176kg
- contains: 100 b/w illus. 16 colour illus.
- availability: Temporarily unavailable - available from TBC
Table of Contents
1. Events on the horizon
2. Surveying the city
3. Domains of drama
4. Prospects of the past
5. Thresholds of the domestic
6. Thresholds of the foreign
7. Picturesque prospects
8. Varieties of Victorian prospects
9. Various thresholds: Flower paintings and still life subjects
10. Prospects and interiors post 1900.
Sorry, this resource is locked
Please register or sign in to request access. If you are having problems accessing these resources please email email@example.comRegister Sign in
You are now leaving the Cambridge University Press website. Your eBook purchase and download will be completed by our partner www.ebooks.com. Please see the permission section of the www.ebooks.com catalogue page for details of the print & copy limits on our eBooks.Continue ×
Are you sure you want to delete your account?
This cannot be undone.
Thank you for your feedback which will help us improve our service.
If you requested a response, we will make sure to get back to you shortly.×