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Frith, William Powell 1819-1909

Overview
Works: 330 works in 527 publications in 1 language and 3,060 library holdings
Genres: Biographies  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Illustrated works  Exhibition catalogs  Autobiographies  Fiction  Catalogs  History  Personal correspondence  Portraits 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Artist, Bibliographic antecedent, Honoree, Creator
Classifications: PR4581, 759.2
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John Leech; his life and work by William Powell Frith( Book )

23 editions published between 1881 and 1990 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Frith, extraordinary Victorian painter : a biographical & critical essay by Aubrey Noakes( Book )

3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Victorian canvas; the memoirs of W.P. Frith, R.A by William Powell Frith( Book )

11 editions published in 1957 in English and Undetermined and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My autobiography and reminiscences by William Powell Frith( Book )

21 editions published between 1887 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Leech, His Life and Work. Vol. 1 by William Powell Frith( )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My autobiography and reminiscences by William Powell Frith( )

8 editions published between 1887 and 2012 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The celebrated Victorian narrative painter William Powell Frith (1819-1909) was a born raconteur. His two-volume autobiography of 1887 ran to three editions in the same year. The third edition is reissued here, together with its supplementary volume of 1888. Frith was an ideal commentator on his age. He never lost his early interest in literary and historical subjects, and moved in the highest artistic and literary circles. Yet he also saw himself as a man of the people. His most famous works were his 'modern-life' panoramas, Ramsgate Sands (1854), Derby Day (1858) and The Railway Station (1862). Discussing such projects, he reflects on everything from costume to portraiture, art dealers to female artists, and even picture frames. Volume 1 covers his childhood, training, friendships with Dickens and others, and the phenomenal success of his first crowd scenes, up to and including The Marriage of the Prince of Wales (1865)
The book of British ballads by S. C Hall( Book )

2 editions published in 1842 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My autobiography and reminiscences by William Powell Frith( )

13 editions published between 1887 and 2012 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The celebrated Victorian narrative painter William Powell Frith (1819-1909) was a born raconteur. His two-volume autobiography of 1887 ran to three editions in the same year. The third edition is reissued here, together with its supplementary volume of 1888. Frith was an ideal commentator on his age. He never lost his early interest in literary and historical subjects, and moved in the highest artistic and literary circles. Yet he also saw himself as a man of the people. His most famous works were his 'modern-life' panoramas, Ramsgate Sands (1854), Derby Day (1858) and The Railway Station (1862). Discussing such projects, he reflects on everything from costume to portraiture, art dealers to female artists, and even picture frames. In particular, Volume 3 records the breakdown of the talented Richard Dadd, Frith's admiration for Daniel Maclise, John Tenniel and George du Maurier, and reflections on the vagaries of fashions in art
My Autobiography and Reminiscences by William Powell Frith( )

4 editions published between 1887 and 2012 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The celebrated Victorian narrative painter William Powell Frith (1819-1909) was a born raconteur. His two-volume autobiography of 1887 ran to three editions in the same year. The third edition is reissued here, together with its supplementary volume of 1888. Frith was an ideal commentator on his age. He never lost his early interest in literary and historical subjects, and moved in the highest artistic and literary circles. Yet he also saw himself as a man of the people. His most famous works were his 'modern-life' panoramas, Ramsgate Sands (1854), Derby Day (1858) and The Railway Station (1862). Discussing such projects, he reflects on everything from costume to portraiture, art dealers to female artists, and even picture frames. In Volume, 2 Frith discusses his Hogarthian subjects, 'Dickens and his Beard' (the story behind the famous portrait), and his last great crowd scene, A Private View at the Royal Academy (1883)
My autobiography and reminiscences by William Powell Frith( Book )

14 editions published between 1887 and 2021 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The celebrated Victorian narrative painter William Powell Frith (1819-1909) was a born raconteur. His two-volume autobiography of 1887 ran to three editions in the same year. The third edition is reissued here, together with its supplementary volume of 1888. Frith was an ideal commentator on his age. He never lost his early interest in literary and historical subjects, and moved in the highest artistic and literary circles. Yet he also saw himself as a man of the people. His most famous works were his 'modern-life' panoramas, Ramsgate Sands (1854), Derby Day (1858) and The Railway Station (1862). Discussing such projects, he reflects on everything from costume to portraiture, art dealers to female artists, and even picture frames. In Volume, 2 Frith discusses his Hogarthian subjects, 'Dickens and his Beard' (the story behind the famous portrait), and his last great crowd scene, A Private View at the Royal Academy (1883)
The life of Charles Dickens by John Forster( Book )

1 edition published in 1876 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects the 1986 conclusion of the "Silver Age" Superman storyline, providing one possible ending for the life of Krypton's hero, along with two other Superman stories by Alan Moore
William Powell Frith, R.A. (1819-1909) : The private view at the Royal Academy, 1881( Book )

1 edition published in 2019 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exhibition of works by five deceased British artists: ... W.Q. Orchardson ... W.P. Frith ... R.W. Macbeth ... J.M. Swan ... D. Farquharson ... Winter exhibition by Royal Academy of Arts (Great Britain)( Book )

2 editions published in 1911 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The railway station by Tom Taylor( Book )

5 editions published between 1862 and 2009 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Powell Frith : a painter & his world by Christopher Wood( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"William Powell Frith, painter of Derby Day and The Railway Station, was a great Victorian artist, yet this is his only biography. Born the same year as Queen Victoria, Frith was initially a reluctant artist; preferring auctioneering. Art historian Christopher Wood presents a vivid picture of the man who, in true Victorian style, had a wife, mistress and nineteen children. Published to coincide with major exhibitions at the Guildhall, London and Harrogate."--Jacket
The heroines of Shakespeare : comprising the principal female characters in the plays of the great poet by Charles Heath( Book )

2 editions published between 1849 and 1858 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains engraved plates and excerpts from the texts of Shakespeare's plays
The works of Shakspere by William Shakespeare( Book )

in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Railway Station painted by W.P. Frith ... Described by Tom Taylor, etc by Tom TAYLOR( Book )

3 editions published between 1862 and 1865 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Leech, His Life and Work, Vol. II (of II) by William Powell Frith( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of Shakspere : with notes by William Shakespeare( Book )

in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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My autobiography and reminiscences
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Alternative Names
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Frith, W. P. (William Powell)

Frith, W. P. (William Powell), 1819-1909

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W.P. Frith

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William Frith britischer Maler

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William Powell Frith peintre britannique

William Powell Frith pittore britannico

Вільям Павелл Фрайт

Фрайт, Уильям Пауэлл

ויליאם פאוול פרית'

ウィリアム・フリス

威廉·鲍威尔·弗里思

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