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British Watercolours At the V&A Museum Ronald Parkinson

British Watercolours At the V&A Museum

Ronald Parkinson

Published January 1st 1998
ISBN : 9781851772513
Hardcover
224 pages
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This visually impressive and comprehensive introduction to the art of British watercolor painting presents one hundred of the finest examples from the National Collection housed at the Victoria & Albert Museum.Including many of the greatestMoreThis visually impressive and comprehensive introduction to the art of British watercolor painting presents one hundred of the finest examples from the National Collection housed at the Victoria & Albert Museum.Including many of the greatest watercolors ever painted, this book features the work of such famous artists as Constable, Cotman, Cozens, De Wint, Gainsborough, Girtin and Palmer as well as masterpieces by such less well-known painters as Henry Bowler, George Price Boyce, Thomas Miles Richardson and Frederick Cayley Robinson. The story continues in the twentieth-century with paintings by David Bomberg, David Hockney, Eduardo Paolozzi, Bridget Riley and Graham Sutherland.The range of images is extremely wide, from landscape scenery in Britain and abroad to satirical comment on contemporary life and the careful depiction of flowers and animals.