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Cruise, Colin
Pre-raphaelite drawing / Colin Cruise.
London : Thames & Hudson, c2011.
Physical Description:
248 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Reference Library
N6767.5 P7 C78 2011 (LC) Oversize
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Published on the occasion of an exhibition The poetry of drawing: Pre-raphaelite designs, studies and watercolours held at the Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery January 29-May 15, 2011 and the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney June 17-September 4, 2011.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-241) and index.
Subject Terms:
Drawing, British -- 19th century -- Exhibitions.
Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood.
Pre-Raphaelites -- Great Britain -- Exhibitions.
Birmingham City Museum and Art Gallery.
Art Gallery of New South Wales.

  • Drawings and drawing : a Pre-Raphaelite introduction
  • The flat, the antique and the life : academic drawing and the Pre-Raphaelites
  • Direct and heartfelt : early influences on Pre-Raphaelite drawing
  • Studying nature attentively : Ruskin and Pre-Raphaelitism
  • Drawing the circle : portraits, self-portraits and caricatures
  • Pre-Raphaelite compositions : drawing history, drawing modernity
  • The poetry of illustration : disseminating Pre-Raphaelite drawing in the 1850s and 1860s
  • Working drawings : design and pattern from the Pre-Raphaelites to the arts and crafts movement
  • The aesthetics of drawing from the 1860s to the 1890s : the Pre-Raphaelite influence.