Russell Ash Sir Edward Burne Jones

ISBN 13: 9780810931268

Sir Edward Burne Jones

4.26 avg rating
( 35 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780810931268: Sir Edward Burne Jones
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

Burne-Jones, the Pre-Raphaelite painter and leader of the Aesthetic Movement is celebrated in this biographical, art and reference title that reproduces many of his works. Born in Birmingham, the son of a craftsman, Burne-Jones showed precocious ability at school. At Oxford University he met William Morris where they established a mutual interest in art. Their first important influence was that of one of the founding fathers of Pre-Raphaelitism, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, with whom in 1857 they painted murals at the Oxford Union. After Oxford his painting career developed and he rapidly established his position as the leader of the Aesthetic Movement. Burne-Jones also worked for Morris's firm, supplying designs for stained glass, tapestries, tiles and other products, including his own illustrations for the celebrated "Kelmscott Chaucer". Travels to Italy while still a student and later in his life exposed him to the influence of Botticelli and other Italian masters. His artistic life was a continual pursuit of beauty, an obsession with battles fought and choices made between good and evil, with chivalry and courtly love, all intricately interwoven with High Victorian ideals. Russell Ash's other books include "The Impressionists and Their Art" and the biographical, art and reference titles "Toulouse Lautrec: The Complete Posters", "Sir Lawrence Alma Tadema" and "James Tissot".

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

From Library Journal:

Usually identified with the Pre-Raphaelites, Burne-Jones (1833-98) was actually a latecomer to the Brotherhood. As Ash ( Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema , Abrams, 1990) maintains here, he was finally regarded as the leader of the subsequent Aesthetic movement, a percursor of Symbolism. Described as the "first monograph in 20 years" on Burne-Jones, this work is art publishing at its most sumptuous. In the 40 oversize plates (14" 11"), Burne-Jones's dark woods and dreaming maidens appear at their most compelling. Each plate includes the exact size of the original, narrative on the subject matter, and current location. Highly recommended.
- Joseph Hewgley, Nashville P.L.
Copyright 1993 Reed Business Information, Inc.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9781857939514: Sir Edward Burne-Jones (Pre-Raphaelite painters series)

Featured Edition

ISBN 10:  1857939514 ISBN 13:  9781857939514
Publisher: Pavilion Books, 1997
Softcover

9781857930177: Sir Edward Burne-Jones

PAVILI..., 1993
Hardcover

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Ash, Russell
Published by Harry N. Abrams (1993)
ISBN 10: 0810931265 ISBN 13: 9780810931268
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Save With Sam
(North Miami, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Harry N. Abrams, 1993. Hardcover. Condition: New. Brand New!. Seller Inventory # VIB0810931265

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 55.58
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

2.

Ash, Russell
Published by Harry N. Abrams (1993)
ISBN 10: 0810931265 ISBN 13: 9780810931268
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Harry N. Abrams, 1993. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110810931265

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 68.70
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

3.

Russell Ash
Published by Harry N. Abrams (1993)
ISBN 10: 0810931265 ISBN 13: 9780810931268
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Portland, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Harry N. Abrams, 1993. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0810931265

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 75.39
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.27
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

4.

Russell Ash
ISBN 10: 0810931265 ISBN 13: 9780810931268
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
BennettBooksLtd
(San Diego, CA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # STRM-0810931265

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 79.69
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.95
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

5.

Russell Ash
Published by Harry N. Abrams (1993)
ISBN 10: 0810931265 ISBN 13: 9780810931268
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Books Express
(Portsmouth, NH, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Harry N. Abrams, 1993. Hardcover. Condition: New. 0. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Seller Inventory # 0810931265n

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 207.68
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds