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John Everett Millais (1829-96) is less well-known for his designs for illustrations even though he made 400 over a period of 30 years. This book reveals the variety and quality of Millais' illustrations through reproductions of drawings, watercolours, wood-engravings, and printed books and periodicals.
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Paul Goldman worked for the Department of Prints and Drawings at the British Museum for 23 years. He is the author of Victorian Illustrated Books 1850-1870 (1994) and Victorian Illustration - The Pre-Raphaelites, The Idyllic School and the High Victorians (1996 and 2004). He is now an independent scholar and is currently an Associate Fellow at the Institute of English Studies, part of the School of Advanced Study of the University of London.Review:
'... this scholarly museum publication details the unmatched collection of Millais's works on paper in the Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery, while providing a fine overview of this undervalued aspect of the artist's oeuvre. ... This is a commendable and valuable publication.' The Burlington Magazine 'This is a commendable and valuable publication.' The Burlington Magazine, October 05 '...an authoritative survey...Beautifully Designed by Sally Jeffery, it served not only to accompany the exhibition held in Birmingham and Leighton House, London, in 2004-5, but also acts as a useful catalogue raisonne for this part of the incoparable Birmingham collection of Pre-Raphaelite prints and drawings... this is an ingenious and valuable way to produce collection catalogues, so sorely needed yet rarely considered by museums today.' Print Quarterly XXIII 2006
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Book Description Lund Humphries Publishers Ltd, 2004. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # mon0000200679
Book Description Lund Humphries Publishers Ltd. PB. Condition: New. Examines the importance of Millais' distinguished contribution to the history and development of British book illustration, and considers the acquisition of a major collection of Millais' drawings by Birmingham Museum. Seller Inventory # Feb16-12 AR006C
Book Description Lund Humphries, 2004. 9780853319115, 2004. Soft cover. Condition: New. NEW large paperback. 71 pages. Illustrated throughout in colour and b/w. From the blurb: "Millais is widely regarded as one of the most important artists of his generation.a founding member of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and later president of the Royal Academy of the Arts.Through reproductions of drawings, watercolours, wood-engravings and printed books and periodicals, this book reveals the variety and quality of Millais' work in this often overlooked area of his oeuvre. Accompanied an exhibition of his illustrations at Birmingham Museum and Leighton House. Seller Inventory # 1302
Book Description Lund Humphries Pub Ltd, 2004. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0853319111
Book Description Lund Humphries, 2004. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0853319111