Edward Burne-Jones, Victorian artist-dreamer (Book, 1998) [WorldCat.org]
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Edward Burne-Jones, Victorian artist-dreamer

Edward Burne-Jones, Victorian artist-dreamer

Author: Stephen WildmanEdward Coley Burne-JonesJohn ChristianAlan CrawfordLaurence Des CarsAll authors
Publisher: New York : The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York : Distributed by Harry N. Abrams, Inc. [1998] ©1998
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
A pupil of Dante Gabriel Rossetti and a protege of John Ruskin, Burne-Jones belonged to the second generation of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, creating a narrative style of romantic symbolism steeped in medieval legend and fused with the influence of Italian Renaissance masters that was to have widespread influence on both British and European art. Within the sophisticated culture of the late Victorian period,

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Genre/Form: Essay
Exhibition catalogues
exhibition catalogs
Exhibition catalogs
Catalogues d'exposition
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wildman, Stephen.
Edward Burne-Jones, Victorian artist-dreamer.
New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art : Distributed by Harry N. Abrams, 1998
Named Person: Edward Coley Burne-Jones; Edward Burne-Jones; Edward Coley Burne-Jones, Sir; Edward Coley Burne-Jones
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Wildman; Edward Coley Burne-Jones; John Christian; Alan Crawford; Laurence Des Cars; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.),; Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery,; Musée d'Orsay,
ISBN: 0870998587 9780870998584 0870998595 9780870998591 0300085826 9780300085822 0810965224 9780810965225
OCLC Number: 38565999
Notes: Catalog of an exhibition held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, June 4-Sept. 6, 1998, the Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery, Birmingham, England, Oct. 17, 1998-Jan. 17, 1999, and the Musée d'Orsay, Paris, Mar. 1-June 6, 1999.
Description: xi, 361 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 32 cm
Contents: A critical somersault / John Christian --
Burne-Jones as a decorative artist / Alan Crawford --
Burne-Jones and France / Laurence Des Cars --
Catalogue. Birmingham and Oxford ; Pre-Raphaelite apprenticeship ; Ruskin and Italy ; A new voice ; The "seven blissfullest years" ; Fame at home and abroad ; The artist craftsman ; "Pictured abstraction" / Stephen Wildman and John Christian.
Responsibility: Stephen Wildman and John Christian ; with essays by Alan Crawford and Laurence des Cars.


A catalogue devoted to the successful and innovative artist Edward Burne-Jones. Among the subjects explored in the essays is his contribution as a decorative artist and his reputation and influence  Read more...


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