The paintings of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood are widely known and loved, but this book newly available in paperback presents a comprehensive survey of the intimate world of the Pre-Raphaelites drawings.
Works by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, William Holman Hunt and John Everett Millais are set beside those of their followers Edward Burne-Jones, William Morris and Ford Madox Brown, as well as lesser-known figures such as James Collinson and Frederick Sandys.
Copiously illustrated with Pre-Raphaelite drawings from public and private collections around the UK, the book features an illuminating text by the renowned art historian Colin Cruise, offering a fresh and intimate perspective on this much-loved group of artists. "Highly readable a fresh and intimate look at a compelling subject". ("Good Book Guide"). "A lasting contribution to the study of Pre-Raphaelite drawings". ("The Burlington Magazine"). "Packed with illustrations and an illuminating text". ("RA Magazine"). "A totally rewarding book in every way: it is a joy to look at and a delight to read". ("Artist").
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 248 pages, Illustrations (some col.)
- Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
- Publication Date: 01/02/2012
- Category: Art & design styles: Pre-Raphaelite art
- ISBN: 9780500290293