London: The British Library, 2005,
Second edition. quarto, cloth in dust jacket. 352pp. The British Library, New. Item #13649
The Pre-Raphaelites, a group of artists in the second half of the 19th century, burst onto the British art scene and created a graphic revolution and a great influence on the Victorian Age. Divided into three parts Part One features a short biography and works of each of the major Pre-Raphaelites. Part Two discusses biographies and works of their Associates. Part Three includes artists who were greatly influenced by the Pre-Raphaelites. All artists are critically discussed. The appendix has an extensive catalogue of their works, and a selected bibliography and references plus index. Over 525 black and white illustrations. Includes 75 rare additional engravings not in the 2000 first edition. Very fine.