WorldCat Identities

Wark, Robert R.

Overview
Works: 138 works in 373 publications in 2 languages and 6,692 library holdings
Genres: Catalogs  Illustrated works  Exhibition catalogs  Pictorial works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Caricatures and cartoons 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Contributor, Honoree, Redactor
Classifications: NC242.R66, 741.942
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Most widely held works about Robert R Wark
 
Most widely held works by Robert R Wark
Early British drawings in the Huntington Collection, 1600-1750 by Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery( Book )

15 editions published in 1969 in 3 languages and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawings by Thomas Rowlandson in the Huntington collection by Thomas Rowlandson( Book )

10 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawings for the English dance of death by Thomas Rowlandson( Book )

7 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten British pictures, 1740-1840 by Robert R Wark( Book )

8 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawings for a tour in a post chaise by Thomas Rowlandson( Book )

2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawings by John Flaxman in the Huntington collection by Robert R Wark( Book )

13 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Huntington art Collection. by Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery( Book )

7 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British art, 1740-1820 : essays in honor of Robert R. Wark( Book )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book marks the retirement of Robert Wark as Curator of the Huntington Art Collections and reflects his wide interests in the field of British art. Contributors include Shelley Bennett, David Bindman, Martin Butlin, Patricia Crown, Robert Essick, John Hayes, Ronald Paulson, Jules Prown, Graham Reynolds, and Duncan Robinson. Topics covered in this volume include the connection between the political and the aesthetic in Hogarth's art, verbal/visual relationships in British book illustration, Blake's illustrations to Paradise Lost, late-eighteenth-century portrait miniatures, Cotes's double portrait of the Crathornes, the French Revolution in English graphic art of the 1790s, comic art and the rococo, a study of a Reynolds portrait, and a tribute by John Hayes to Robert Wark's thirty-five years of curatorship of the Huntington Art Collections. The essays are accompanied by 122 color and black and white illustrations of items from leading British and American art collections. -- Book jacket
Sculpture in the Huntington collection by Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery( Book )

10 editions published in 1959 in English and Undetermined and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discourses on art by Joshua Reynolds( Book )

16 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Composed as lectures to the students at the Royal Academy in the late eighteenth century, these discourses both summarize the art theory of the previous three hundred years and point towards attitudes prevalent in the nineteenth century. The general topic is the education of the artist and he is concerned with the essentials of the problem: the purpose of art, the nature of the creative process, and the artist's relation to tradition
Isaac Cruikshank's drawings for drolls by Robert R Wark( Book )

6 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawings from the Turner Shakespeare by Robert R Wark( Book )

9 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British silver in the Huntington collection by Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery( Book )

8 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The revolution in eighteenth-century art : ten British pictures, 1740-1840 by Robert Rodger Wark( Book )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Genesis : William Blake's last illuminated work by William Blake( Book )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Blake drew inspiration from the Bible throughout his life. Shortly before his death in 1827, he began an illuminated manuscript of the Book of Genesis, revisiting such key themes as creation, division, and forgiveness. This edition of Blake's Genesis provides a full-size reproduction of the Huntingdon Library's manuscript
British portrait drawings, 1600-1900 : twenty-five examples from the Huntington Collection by Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery( Book )

7 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The founding of the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery : four essays by James Thorpe( Book )

5 editions published between 1969 and 1977 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

French decorative art in the Huntington collection by Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery( Book )

6 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British landscape drawings and watercolors, 1750-1850 : twenty-four examples from the Huntington Collection by Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery( Book )

3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

French decorative art in the Huntington collection by Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery( Book )

7 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Drawings by Thomas Rowlandson in the Huntington collection
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Drawings by Thomas Rowlandson in the Huntington collectionBritish art, 1740-1820 : essays in honor of Robert R. WarkDiscourses on artBritish silver in the Huntington collectionThe revolution in eighteenth-century art : ten British pictures, 1740-1840British portrait drawings, 1600-1900 : twenty-five examples from the Huntington CollectionBritish landscape drawings and watercolors, 1750-1850 : twenty-four examples from the Huntington Collection
Alternative Names
Robert R. Wark Canadees historicus (?-2007)

Robert R. Wark Canadian historian

Wark, R.

Wark, R. R

Wark, Robert R.

Wark, Robert R. 1924-

Wark, Robert Rodger

Wark Robert Rodger 1924-2007

Languages
English (157)

German (1)