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Christian, John 1942-

Overview
Works: 153 works in 333 publications in 6 languages and 3,775 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  History  Humor  Catalogs  Art  Animal films  Western films 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Production personnel, Translator
Classifications: N6797.B86, 760.092
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Christian
Edward Burne-Jones, Victorian artist-dreamer by Stephen Wildman( Book )

17 editions published in 1998 in English and Italian and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pupil of Dante Gabriel Rossetti and a protege of John Ruskin, Burne-Jones belonged to the second generation of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, creating a narrative style of romantic symbolism steeped in medieval legend and fused with the influence of Italian Renaissance masters that was to have widespread influence on both British and European art. Within the sophisticated culture of the late Victorian period, Burne-Jones's star rose rapidly, and by the 1880s he had become the establishment artist par excellence, one of the most admired and sought-after painters in Europe
Symbolists and decadents by John Christian( Book )

25 editions published between 1977 and 1985 in English and German and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Last romantics : the romantic tradition in British art, Burne-Jones to Stanley Spencer by Burne-Jones to Stanley Spencer (Exhibition) Last romantics : the romantic tradition in British art( Book )

15 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pre-Raphaelite sculpture : nature and imagination in British sculpture, 1848-1914 by Benedict Read( Book )

8 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visions of love and life : Pre-Raphaelite art from the Birmingham collection, England by Stephen Wildman( Book )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marsh, Jan and Christian, John, essays
10 movie adventure pack( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simon and the spirit bear: "A life-long bear lover and activist travels through the Pacific Northwest in search of the majestic white Kermode bear"--Container
Behar proverbs : classified and arranged according to their subject-matter and translated into English with notes ; with an appendix and two indexes by John Christian( Book )

22 editions published between 1891 and 2013 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1891
Hidden Burne-Jones : works on paper by Edward Burne-Jones from Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery by John Christian( Book )

7 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book, along with the accompanying exhibition which opens at Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery in April 2007, throws new light on the leading Pre-Raphaelite artist Edward Burne-Jones by studying his development as an artist through his life-long commitment to drawing."--Jacket
The Oxford Union murals by John Christian( Book )

4 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Pre-Raphaelites in Oxford by John Christian( Book )

5 editions published in 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Treasures of the longleaf pines naval stores by Carroll B Butler( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edward Burne-Jones : the hidden humorist by John Christian( Book )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edward Burne-Jones is renowned for his beautiful and often melancholy evocations of a mythical, literary, ancient or medieval world. It will surprise many therefore to discover that he was a talented caricaturist and comic sketch artist with an impish sense of humour. Rarely published images from the British Museum will highlight: amusing sketches from everyday life, including colourful characters at the Turkish Baths; fond and humorous caricatures of William Morris and other members of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood; charming extracts from Burne-Jones's illustrated 'Letters to Katie', the young daughter of a friend and witty self-portraits of an increasingly frustrated artist at work
Edward Burne-Jones 1833-1898 : un maître anglais de l'imaginaire by Stephen Wildman( Book )

4 editions published in 1999 in French and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The reproductive engravings after Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones by John Christian( Book )

4 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Little Holland House album by Edward Coley Burne-Jones( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visions of Venice : watercolours and drawings from Turner to Procktor by Timothy Wilcox( Book )

4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symbolistes et décadents by John Christian( Book )

7 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in French and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new testament in Hindi( Book )

19 editions published between 1868 and 1920 in Hindi and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dorothy Hawksley by Dorothy Hawksley( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Edward Burne-Jones, Victorian artist-dreamer
Languages
English (134)

Hindi (19)

French (11)

Japanese (2)

German (1)

Italian (1)

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The Last romantics : the romantic tradition in British art, Burne-Jones to Stanley SpencerPre-Raphaelite sculpture : nature and imagination in British sculpture, 1848-1914Behar proverbs : classified and arranged according to their subject-matter and translated into English with notes ; with an appendix and two indexesHidden Burne-Jones : works on paper by Edward Burne-Jones from Birmingham Museums and Art GalleryThe Oxford Union muralsEdward Burne-Jones : the hidden humorist