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David Wilkie : the people's painter

Author: Nicholas Tromans
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the first modern book about the artist David Wilkie (1785-1841), the first British painter to become an international celebrity. Based on extensive original research, the book explores the  Read more...

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Named Person: David Wilkie
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Tromans
ISBN: 9780748625208 0748625208
OCLC Number: 470549489
Notes: Bibliogr. p. 268-296.
Description: 1 v. (XXVI-301 p. -[8] p. de plates en coul.) : illustrations en noir et en coul. ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction; Chronology; 1. Everyday Stories; 2. The Anatomy of Expression; 3. 'the shackles of connoisseurship'; 4. Everyday Heroes: Wilkie's Version of History; 5. Wilkie and Scotland; Conclusion; Bibliography.
Responsibility: Nicholas Tromans.
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The book succeeds in offering a comprehensive and rigorous examination that explores many works that have either not been published or recently exhibited. As such it is the most complete picture yet Read more...

 
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