ArtNewsLetter
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in the United Kingdom
for busy people
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and routinely updated

No 201 + + + + +
APRIL
& MAY 2016

Continually online since 1999

David Coombs'
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CONTENTS

 

NEWS and COMMENT

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Including also considered Exhibitions, Fairs and Events


+ Shakespeares First Four Folios – ‘Landmark’ London Auction


+ + In Shanghai: ‘The Shadow Never Lies’


+ + Beatrix Potter at 150: her Life in London & an Unpublished Drawing


Astonishing Survival: Medieval Painting of Judas’s Betrayal


How did the Painting Survive?

And its Acquisition by the Fitzwilliam Museum?
Lastly - a Prayer


Ethereal Glass: Magdalene Odundo’s Transition II


London’s Royal Academy presents Robotics at The Peninsular Hong Kong


The “Crown of the Andes” acquired by New York’s Met


Two New Traineeships for Curators


Robert the Bruce Seal at risk of Export


Good News for Cricket Lovers – & Gasometers



Exhibitions, Fairs & Events


APRIL + + + and MAY + +






NOTABLE BOOKS

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NOTABLE BOOKS + +


New


Summary Reviews for Busy People
of outstanding books.


Pastures Green & Dark Satanic Mills. The British Passion for Landscape.
By Tim Barringer and Oliver Fairclough.
D. Giles Limited
in association with the American Federation of Arts and National Museum Wales.



Bonaparte and the British. Prints and propaganda in the age of Napolean.
By Tim Clayton and Sheila O’Connell.
The British Museum Press.




Plus:
unreservedly recommended books for summary reviews, in due course




James Sowerby: The Enlightenment’s Natural Historian. By Paul Henderson. Kew Publishing in association with the Natural History Museum.


Soldiers & Suffragettes: The Photography of Christina Broom. By Anna Sparham with contributions by Margaret Denny, Diane Atkinson and Hilary Roberts. Philip Wilson Publishers in association with the Museum of London.


Treasured Possessions from The Renaissance to the Enlightenment. Edited by Victoria Avery, Melissa Calaresu, Mary Laven. Philip Wilson Publishers in association with the University of Cambridge, The Fitzwilliam Museum.


Condition: The Ageing of Art. By Paul Taylor. Paul Holberton Publishing.


The Arts of Living Europe 1600 – 1815. Edited by Elizabeth Miller and Hilary Young. V&A Publishing.




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Vermeer.
By Wayne Franits
Phaidon

Treasured Trees. Paintings by Masumi Yamanaka

Text by Christina Harrison and Martyn Rix
Kew Publishing


Rendez-Vous with Art
By Philippe de Montebello and Martin Gayford
Thames & Hudson


Women in Dark Times

By Jacqueline Rose
Bloomsbury


Women Artists. Images of Nature
By Andrea Hart
Natural History Museum

Netsuke: 100 miniature masterpieces from Japan
By Noriko Tsuchiya
The British Museum Press


The Happy Warrior: The Life Story of Sir Winston Churchill
as told through Great Britain's EAGLE comic of the 1950s
Unicorn Press


Cosmigraphics. Picturing Space Through Time
By Michael Benson
Abrams


Treasures from Lord Fairhaven's Library at Anglesey Abbey
By Mark Purcell, William Hale, David Pearson, photographs by John Hammond
Scala Publishing


Chinese Wallpaper in National Trust Houses
By Emile de Bruijn, Andrew Bush and Helen Clifford
The National Trust






NOTES & QUERIES

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RECOMMENDED PERIODICALS
The Art Newspaper
Antiques Trade Gazette

RECOMMENDED WEBSITES
Cassone
MasterArt
New Focus On
Public Catalogue Foundation

RECIPROCAL LINKS

The Wallace Collection
The BADA Antiques and Fine Art Fair
Artnet.com
Spanish Fine Art and Antique Dealers
The Art Fund
Artnet.de



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