A lively and authoritative introduction to the history of art in Cornwall, from Turner to the present day.
Themes include: Cornwall in the Romantic vision of landscape; the Victorian development of 'mythical' Cornwall as a tourist destination; the search for rustic authenticity and the early art colonies in Newlyn and St Ives; Cornwall's attraction for modern artists, and the different visions of landscape in modern art after the Second World War - a visual legacy continuing into the present day.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 112 pages, 60 colour 7 2 b/w reproductions, 3 colour & 7 b/w photos
- Publisher: Alison Hodge
- Publication Date: 22/05/2012
- Category: History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900
- ISBN: 9780906720752