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An artists' village : G.F. Watts and Mary Watts at Compton

Author: Mark Bills; Hilary Underwood
Publisher: London : Philip Wilson Publishers, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tells the story of the impact of George Frederic Watts OM RA (1817-1904) and his wife Mary Seton Watts (nee Fraser-Tytler, 1849-1938) on Compton, a small village in Surrey.

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Named Person: George Frederick Watts; Mary S Watts; George Frederick Watts; Mary Seton Watts; George Frederick Watts; Mary S Watts
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Bills; Hilary Underwood
ISBN: 9780856676963 0856676969
OCLC Number: 694832916
Description: 168 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements --
Foreword / Simon Thurley --
'Two artists who are of just the same mind concerning their ideals of art': George Frederic Watts (1817-1904) and Mary Seton Watts (1849-1938) / Mark Bills --
Limnerslease: "Only a great artist can make a house look like this' / Mark Bills --
Mary Watts, the Home Arts and Industries Association and Compton / Hilary Underwood --
Mary Watts and the creation of Watts Chapel / Veronica Franklin Gould --
The symbolism of Watts Chapel / Desna Greenhow--
Compton pottery / Hilary Underwood --
The Watts picture gallery / Mark Bills --
The future of Watts Village in Compton / Perdita Hunt --
Appendix: Mary Watts's ceiling decoration at Limnerslease / Catherine Hilary --
Chronology --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Mark Bills ; with contributions by Hilary Underwood [and others].

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