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No 210
OCTOBER & NOVEMBER

Continually online since 1999

David Coombs'
ArtNewsLetter
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Farewell

from the Editor



After more than 60 years in the ever fascinating

increasingly complex world of the fine and decorative arts,

himself now risen to the age of 80 years, David Coombs has retired.

He sends greetings and thanks to everyone who has followed and helped him in his

ArtNewsLetter

continually online since 1999” which, from the end of November 2017 will be finally closed.

Personally and very sincerely he wishes you all well in the future.

His email address remains: david.coombs@artnewsletter.com



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CONTENTS



NEWS and COMMENT

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Including also considered Exhibitions, Fairs and Events



The V&A enters China – a Great Advance


A New Life for Clandon Park


Britain’s National Army Museum re-opens






Exhibitions, Fairs & Events


End of September


OCTOBER and NOVEMBER






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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