Item Number: 111093
Title: Life, Legend, Landscape : Victorian Drawings and Watercolours
Author: Prettejohn, Elizabeth
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Description: London: Courtauld Gallery, Holberton, 2011. 26cm., pbk., 136pp. illus., most in color. Summary: Life, Legend, Landscape presents a rich selection of Victorian drawings and watercolours from the Courtauld Gallery collection, ranging from finished watercolors intended for public exhibition to informal sketches and preparatory drawings for paintings or sculpture. The selection includes a study by Edwin Landseer for the famous lions used at the base of Nelson's column in Trafalgar Square, London; the Pre-Raphaelite painter Dante Gabriel Rossetti's intimate portrait of his muse, Elizabeth Siddal, seated at her easel; Whistler's delicate study of the young Elinor Leyland and Fredrick Walker's outstanding The Old Farm Garden.
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