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No 203
AUGUST
& SEPTEMBER 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




Strawberry Hill House – the Walpoles’ Return


The Armada Portrait of Elizabeth I: Art Fund’s Triumphant Campaign




Exhibitions, Fairs & Events


AUGUST and SEPTEMBER






NOTABLE BOOKS

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NOTABLE BOOKS




Summary Reviews for Busy People

of outstanding books.



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.



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




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.








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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