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No 209
AUGUST
& SEPTEMBER 2017 + + + + +

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



Bronze Oak Stumps in Kensington Gardens


Rainbow in Constable’s THE GREAT SALISBURY added after painting first exhibited
An important discovery


Constable & McTaggart at Scottish National Gallery


V&A acquires a Pussyhat worn at the 2017 Women’s March on Washington


Unsilencing the Library: Victorian Women’s Library re-imagined at Compton Verney





Exhibitions, Fairs & Events


AUGUST + + and SEPTEMBER + + + + +






NOTABLE BOOKS

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NOTABLE BOOKS +




Summary Reviews for Busy People

of outstanding books.



The Art of G. F. Watts.

By Nicholas Tromans.
Paul Holberton Publishing.



Studio of the South. Van Gogh in Provence.

By Martin Bailey.
Frances Lincoln.



Vitamin P3: New Perspectives in Painting.
By Phaidon editors with introduction by Barry Schwabsky.
Phaidon.


The Paper Zoo.
500 Years of Animals in Art.
By Charlotte Sleigh.
British Library.



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.



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.



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





Plus:


unreservedly recommended books for summary reviews, in due course



A Revolution in Color. The World of John Singleton Copley. By Jane Kamensky. W.W. Norton & Company.


Constable and Brighton: Something out of Nothing. Edited by Shân Lancaster. Scala Publishers.










NOTES & QUERIES

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RECOMMENDED PERIODICALS
The Art Newspaper
Antiques Trade Gazette

RECOMMENDED WEBSITES

MasterArt
Art UK

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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