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Manchester City Art Gallery

Overview
Works: 795 works in 1,584 publications in 3 languages and 14,830 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Catalogs  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Catalogues raisonnés  History 
Roles: Organizer of meeting, Other, Editor, Author, his, Publisher
Classifications: ND497.T8, 759.2
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Pre-Raphaelite women artists by Jan Marsh( Book )

13 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This important publication brings together paintings, drawings, photographs and other works that women contributed to the Pre-Raphaelite impluse during its long life. Spanning three generations from the 1840s to the early 1900s the artists include Barbara Bodichon, Anna Howitt, Rosa Brett, Anna Blunden, Jane Benham Hay, Joanna Boyce, Elizabeth Siddal, Rebecca Solomon, Emma Sandys, Julia Margaret Cameron, Lucy and Catherine Madox Brown, Marie Spartali Stillman, Maria Zambaco, Francesca Alexander, Evelyn De Morgan, Kate Bunce, Marianne Stokes, Christiana Herringham and Eleanor Fortescue Brickdale."--BOOK COVER
Turner : the late seascapes by James Hamilton( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The English romantic painter J.M.W. Turner (1775-1851) is renowned for his sublime and dramatic landscapes and seascapes. The sea held a particular fascination for the artist, exemplified not only by the subject matter of many of his paintings but also by his own collection of ship models and personal experiences as an amateur sailor. This handsome book - written by Turner expert James Hamilton and published in conjunction with a traveling exhibition organized by the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute and Manchester City Galleries - focuses primarily on the artist's spectacular seascapes dating from the 1840s, the last decade of his illustrious career." "Turner: The Late Seascapes provides new and provocative insights into these powerful works, relating them to the artist's interest in poetry and drama as well as his curiousity about science, optics, and photography. Turner's extensive travels - which clearly fed his imagination and inspired his choice of subject matter - are explored in depth, as is the relationship between Turner's paintings and seventeenth-century Dutch precedents. Hamilton also examines the important role of the pendant in Turner's late art, arguing that his paired works have intentional associative narrative, stylistic, and chromatic meanings. In addition, the author traces the evolution of Turner's famous Whaling series, offering a new source for it, and examines Turner's captain Elisha Morgan and the English photographer John Mayall, both of which have been previously overlooked in the literature on the artist." "Including more than 90 examples of Turner's dramatic and lively marine pictures - 70 of which are reproduced in full color - this elegant book sheds fascinating new light on one of the world's most beloved artists."--Jacket
Black Victorians : black people in British art, 1800-1900 by Jan Marsh( Book )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The black presence in Victorian art is greater than may be supposed. Indeed, the expanding art market in the nineteenth century was largely based on British prosperity resulting from imperial commerce and conquest. It can therefore be said that Victorian art owes its existence to those who are relatively absent from its images. Black Victorians brings together over 100 images depicting black figures, to reveal the diversity of representation within nineteenth-century visual culture and to foreground the 'forgotten' presence of people of African descent in Victorian British art. The range of images is broad, from pictures of soldiers and sailors in Britain's armed forces and men and women in genre scenes to portraits of entertainers and political refugees and studies of artists' models. Notable individuals featured include actor Ira Aldridge, Crimean heroine Mary Seacole, the Queen's god-daughter Sarah Bonetta Davies, composer Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Abolitionist leader Frederick Douglass. In addition to the fine arts of painting, drawing and sculpture, the selection includes photography, popular illustration, caricature and ephemera, which provide a cultural context for the portraits and subject pictures, as well as presenting black figures as members of British society in everyday settings. Many major artists of the period are represented, including Dante Gabriel Rossetti, William Holman Hunt, Edward Burne-Jones, Julia Margaret Cameron, Edgar Degas and J. A. M. Whistler. Many works are virtually unknown and collected here for the first time. Presenting an important opportunity to see and assess how black figures have been portrayed in British art, Black Victorians is an original and fascinating survey of a subject that has been given little coverage to date. It is essential reading for anyone wishing to seek a fresh perspective on a well-documented period of British history."--Book jacket
Angels of anarchy : women artists and surrealism by Patricia Allmer( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gwen John : an interior life by Cecily Langdale( Book )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hard times : social realism in Victorian art by Julian Treuherz( Book )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Impressionist drawings : from British public and private collections by Christopher Lloyd( Book )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Art of the garden : the garden in British art, 1800 to the present day( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

England has long been known as a land of gardeners. As such, the rich horticultural designs and and painterly experiments have proved to be of great inspiration for artists such as Turner, Constable and Freud, and this book celebrates their work and theyway in which they invoke the spirit of the garden
The Pursuit of the real : British figurative painting from Sickert to Bacon by Manchester City Art Gallery( Book )

9 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It attempts to show some of the connections between our most important figurative painters, working today with all the confidence and power of maturity, and those artists who advanced realist painting before the Second World War: Sickert, Bomberg, Spencer and Coldstream. Also includes works by Michael Andrews, Frank Auerbach, Francis Bacon, Lucian Freud, Leon Kossoff, John Lessore, Euan Uglow, and John Wonnacott.--Cf. Editor's preface
Wyndham Lewis by Wyndham Lewis( Book )

9 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pre-Raphaelite paintings from the Manchester City Art Gallery by Julian Treuherz( Book )

6 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ford Madox Brown : Pre-Raphaelite pioneer by Julian Treuherz( Book )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This major monograph accompanies an exhibition at Manchester Art Gallery to be held in autumn 2011, the first comprehensive showing of Ford Madox Brown's work since 1964. All the artist's important paintings are illustrated and discussed in an authoritative but accessible style, and the book also contains a chronology of his career and four essays: a general introduction to Brown's art by Julian Treuherz, who also contributes an account of Brown's Manchester period; a character study of the artist by Angela Thirlwell; and an analysis of Brown's humour by Kenneth Bendiner
The other story : Afro-Asian artists in post-war Britain by Rasheed Araeen( Book )

5 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Victorian High Renaissance : George Frederic Watts 1817-1904, Frederic Leighton 1830-96, Albert Moore 1841-93, Alfred Gilbert 1854-1934 : an exhibition by Minneapolis Institute of Arts( Book )

8 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pre-Raphaelite paintings : the collection of paintings, drawings and sculpture by the Pre-Raphaelites and their followers by Manchester City Art Gallery( Book )

11 editions published in 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through the looking glass : photographic art in Britain 1945-1989 by Gerry Badger( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Macchiaioli, masters of realism in Tuscany : Manchester City Art Gallery, 9 June-24 July 1982, Edinburgh City Art Centre 6 August-25 September ; [translation by H. Lee Bimm] by Dario Durbé( Book )

14 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ford Madox Brown, 1821-1893 by Walker Art Gallery( Book )

8 editions published between 1964 and 1975 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Languages
English (230)

German (1)

Japanese (1)

Covers
Turner : the late seascapesBlack Victorians : black people in British art, 1800-1900Angels of anarchy : women artists and surrealismArt of the garden : the garden in British art, 1800 to the present dayFord Madox Brown : Pre-Raphaelite pioneer