Artists in Newlyn and West Cornwall, 1880-1940 - pr_208872

Artists in Newlyn and West Cornwall, 1880-1940

A Dictionary and Source Book

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Drawing on the West Cornwall Art Archive and many other sources, this profusely illustrated book is the most comprehensive survey ever compiled of painters, draughtsmen and women, sculptors and craftspeople working in Newlyn. The supporting information includes exhibiting records, collections in which the work may be viewed today and bibliographic sources. The artist profiles are supplemented by essays and a rich variety of contemporaneous source material from the Newlyn colony. Topics covered include photography as art, the artists' schools and classes, with full lists of those artists who attended the Forbes' school, and the Arts and Crafts movement in West Cornwall, including the Newlyn copper industry. This title will become the major source book for Newlyn artists of this period. Interest in the artists of Cornwall currently is at a record high. It is published to coincide with a major exhibition at Penlee House Gallery, Penzance.

Product code: 9780953260966

ISBN 9780953260966
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H270xW210xS30
No. Of Pages 304
Publisher Art Dictionaries Ltd
Drawing on the West Cornwall Art Archive and other sources, this illustrated book serves as a survey of painters, draughtsmen and women, sculptors and craftspeople working in Newlyn and west Cornwall. It covers topics such as photography as art, the artists' schools and classes, with lists of those artists who attended the Forbes' school.