skip to content
In search of Rex Whistler : his life & his work Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

In search of Rex Whistler : his life & his work

Author: Hugh Cecil; Mirabel Cecil; Rex Whistler
Publisher: [London] : Frances Lincoln Ltd. Publishers, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Frances Lincoln edView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:

Rex Whistler was one of the most intriguing artists of the interwar years and Hugh and Mirabel Cecil, have tracked down all of his murals, in private collections and on public display.

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Rex Whistler; Rex Whistler; Rex Whistler
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hugh Cecil; Mirabel Cecil; Rex Whistler
ISBN: 9780711232303 071123230X
OCLC Number: 788236078
Description: 272 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 30 cm
Contents: Childhood, the Slade School, the Tate Gallery, Rome. The young artist --
The Slade School and Professor Tonks --
The Slade School: friendships and first murals, 1924-1925 --
The Daye House: Rex first visits Edith Olivier, 1925 --
Triumph at the Tate Gallery, 1926-1927 --
The late twenties --
The thirties. Sir Philip Sassoon: Port Lympne, 1930-1932, and Trent Park --
Landscapes, 1930-1932 --
Book illustration, 1930-1939 --
The artist and his models: the Dudley Ward sisters, 1933-1934 --
Stage designs --
The artist and his models: the Paget sisters --
From Guinness to greetings telegrams: Rex Whistler and advertising --
Pictorial poetry: murals, 1936-1939 --
New studio, Salisbury and Mottisfont, 1938-1939 --
Artist to tank commander. In the wilderness --
Soldiering --
The awful destruction --
Aftermath.
Other Titles: In search of Rex Whistler, 1905-1944
Responsibility: Hugh & Mirabel Cecil.

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"a visual feast ... [as well as] a concise biography of the artist and his times that is elegantly readable ... So rich is Whistler's art as portrayed in this book that it is tempting to go on and on Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/788236078> # In search of Rex Whistler : his life & his work
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "788236078" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> ; # London
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1201351630#Topic/painters_england> ; # Painters--England
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/817559> ; # Artists
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1050530> ; # Painters
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1219920> ; # England.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1201351630#Person/whistler_rex_1905_1944> ; # Rex Whistler
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/classification/ND497> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1201351630#Place/storbritannien> ; # Storbritannien.
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/2716336> ; # Rex Whistler
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/759.2/e23/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1201351630#Topic/artists_england> ; # Artists--England
   schema:alternateName "In search of Rex Whistler, 1905-1944" ;
   schema:bookEdition "1st Frances Lincoln ed." ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/2716336> ; # Rex Whistler
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/64003253> ; # Mirabel Cecil
   schema:copyrightYear "2012" ;
   schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1201351630#Person/cecil_hugh_hugh_p> ; # Hugh P. Cecil
   schema:datePublished "2012" ;
   schema:description "Childhood, the Slade School, the Tate Gallery, Rome. The young artist -- The Slade School and Professor Tonks -- The Slade School: friendships and first murals, 1924-1925 -- The Daye House: Rex first visits Edith Olivier, 1925 -- Triumph at the Tate Gallery, 1926-1927 -- The late twenties -- The thirties. Sir Philip Sassoon: Port Lympne, 1930-1932, and Trent Park -- Landscapes, 1930-1932 -- Book illustration, 1930-1939 -- The artist and his models: the Dudley Ward sisters, 1933-1934 -- Stage designs -- The artist and his models: the Paget sisters -- From Guinness to greetings telegrams: Rex Whistler and advertising -- Pictorial poetry: murals, 1936-1939 -- New studio, Salisbury and Mottisfont, 1938-1939 -- Artist to tank commander. In the wilderness -- Soldiering -- The awful destruction -- Aftermath."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1201351630> ;
   schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "In search of Rex Whistler : his life & his work"@en ;
   schema:productID "788236078" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/788236078#PublicationEvent/london_frances_lincoln_ltd_publishers_2012> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1201351630#Agent/frances_lincoln_ltd_publishers> ; # Frances Lincoln Ltd. Publishers
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780711232303> ;
   umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBB270279> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/788236078> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> # London
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "London" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1201351630#Agent/frances_lincoln_ltd_publishers> # Frances Lincoln Ltd. Publishers
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Frances Lincoln Ltd. Publishers" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1201351630#Person/cecil_hugh_hugh_p> # Hugh P. Cecil
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Cecil" ;
   schema:givenName "Hugh P." ;
   schema:givenName "Hugh" ;
   schema:name "Hugh P. Cecil" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1201351630#Person/whistler_rex_1905_1944> # Rex Whistler
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1905" ;
   schema:deathDate "1944" ;
   schema:familyName "Whistler" ;
   schema:givenName "Rex" ;
   schema:name "Rex Whistler" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1050530> # Painters
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Painters"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1219920> # England.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "England." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/817559> # Artists
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Artists"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/2716336> # Rex Whistler
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1905" ;
   schema:deathDate "1944" ;
   schema:familyName "Whistler" ;
   schema:givenName "Rex" ;
   schema:name "Rex Whistler" ;
   schema:sameAs <http://d-nb.info/gnd/130488380> ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/64003253> # Mirabel Cecil
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Cecil" ;
   schema:givenName "Mirabel" ;
   schema:name "Mirabel Cecil" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780711232303>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "071123230X" ;
   schema:isbn "9780711232303" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.