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Ledbury, Mark (Andrew Mark), author.

James Northcote, history painting, and the Fables / Mark Ledbury.

New Haven : Yale Center for British Art, 2014.
Physical Description:
ix, 246 pages : illustrations ; 32 cm
Reference Library
NJ18.N79 L43 2014 (LC)
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"This publication accompanies the exhibition Picture Talking: James Northcote and the Fables, organized by the Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, and on view from October 2 to December 14, 2014."
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Terms:
History painting.
Northcote, James, 1746-1831 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Northcote, James, 1746-1831. Fables.
Northcote, James, 1746-1831, artist. Fables. Selections.

  • Introduction : The Painter Who Pleased Nobody
  • Family Portraits
  • Ambition and Friendship : Northcote on the Continent, 1777-1780
  • 'The Efforts of Pining Genius' : Northcote the History Painter, 1784-1793
  • Diligence, Dissipation, Dissent, Disaster : 1795-1806
  • Northcote's Patrons in the New Century
  • Slighted Beauty and Disappointed Genius : Northcote the Writer
  • 'A Skillful Artist in Combinations' : Northcote and 'The Fables,' 1817-1833
  • The Fables Manuscripts and Collages.