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A history of watercolor

Author: Bernard Brett
Publisher: New York : Excalibur Books, 1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Brett
ISBN: 0671807978 9780671807979
OCLC Number: 11582282
Description: 256 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 33 cm
Contents: Colour and pigments --
Paper --
Brushes --
The camera obscura --
Watercolour in the caves --
Painting for eternity --
Classical painting --
Watercolour painting in the Far East --
Islamic and Indian miniatures --
To the glory of God --
Medieval frescoes --
'Painters in little' --
Dürer: Father of European watercolour --
The rise of watercolour in England --
The 18th-century romantics --
Paul Sandby: 'Real views from nature' --
The topographers --
Thomas Girtin: forging a tradition --
Turner --
Constable --
The Norwich school --
John Sell Cotman --
David Cox and Peter de Wint --
The visionaries --
Samuel Palmer's visions of the soul --
Satire and social comment --
The pre-Raphaelite brotherhood --
Explorers' art --
Following the sun --
Marine watercolours --
Watercolour in America --
War in watercolour --
Flowers --
Watercolour in the theatre --
Delacroix and French Romanticism --
Impressionist watercolours --
The ferment of the new --
British watercolours in the 20th century --
Watercolour now.
Responsibility: Bernard Brett.

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