Art of the Pre-Raphaelites
by Elizabeth Prettejohn (9781854377265)

Art of the Pre-Raphaelites
 
Elizabeth Prettejohn
Release Date: 22 Jun 2007
Format: Paperback / softback
Pages: 304
Category: Pre-raphaelite Art
Publisher: Tate Publishing
ISBN: 9781854377265
ISBN-10: 1854377264



In 1848, seven inexperienced young artists banded together to form the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, one of the first and most distinctive group movements in modern art. A century and a half later, their art still has the power to shock, as well as fascinate its audiences. Through the detailed analysis of the materials, techniques, and working pratices of the artists, this lavishly illustrated book examines how Pre-Raphaelite pictures compel the viewer to see more, and more vividly, than traditional painting styles. This intensity of observation reinforces the distinctive subject matter of the pictures: the natural world and the human model, gender identities and sexual relationships, debates on politics, science and religion. Elizabeth Prettejohn is widely acknowledged to be a leading authority on the Pre-Raphaelites, and "The Art of the Pre-Raphaelites" is seen as a classic introduction to the movement. Outstandingly successful as a hardback, it is now published in a new, affordable format by public demand.

AUD $39.95

 This title is not held in stock & is ordered from suppliers, subject to availability.


View other Elizabeth Prettejohn titles like "Art of the Pre-Raphaelites"



Write a customer review of Art of the Pre-Raphaelites.



If you like this title please tell others:

tell others

post to your Facebook wall post on Twitter post on Digg recommend to Stumbleupon bookmark on Delicious RSS feed send to a friend


Australian BookShop
Australian Bookshop. Established 2003
Search
Shopping Cart Customer Support


HolisticPage
International Online Store
of Inspiration
we ship everywhere
Australia Post
Australia Wide
.
Worldwide