British Art 1740-1820. Essays in Honor of Robert R. Wark.

San Marino, CA: Huntington Library, (1992),

First Edition. octavo, gray cloth in dust jacket. (1-12), 239pp. Huntington Library, Item #17221

A tribute to Wark's 35 years as curator of the Huntington Art Collections. Essays by Shelley Bennett, David Bindman, Martin Butlin, Patricia Crown, Robert Essick, Ronald Paulson, Jules Prown, Graham Reynolds, and Duncan Robinson. Topics include the political and aesthetic in Hogarth's art, Blake's illustrations to Paradise Lost, portrait miniatures, British book illustration, Reynolds's portrait of Baretti, Cotes's double portrait of the Crathornes, the French Revolution in English graphic art of the 1790s, comic art, and the rococo. Over 100 black and white and color illustrations.

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