Dictionary of Portrait Painters in Britain Up to 1920

By: Stewart, Brian; Cutten, Mervyn

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502 pp. This dictionary examines over 5000 British portrait artists providing biographical information. It combines information needed by collectors, dealers, museums, libraries and auction houses. Research has been gleaned from parish registers, monumental inscriptions, census returns, marriage licences, wills, dictionaries and contemporary accounts. Engravers of the artists' work are also listed to assist researchers idenitfy anonymous sitters and provide art historians with an indication of the contemporary availability of an artist's compositions. The illustrations have been carefully selected in order to show as many rarely seen unpublished works as possible.

Title: Dictionary of Portrait Painters in Britain Up to 1920

Author Name: Stewart, Brian; Cutten, Mervyn

Categories: art,

Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, United Kingdom, Antique Collectors' Club Ltd 1997: 1997

ISBN Number: 1851491732

ISBN Number 13: 9781851491735

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Size: 4to.

Book number: 34601

Keywords: ART,DRAWING,PAINTING,INDIVIDUAL,ARTIST