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HOGARTH : A LIFE AND A WORLD

By: JENNY UGLOW

Price: $15.00

Publisher: FARRAR, STRAUS & GIROUX, INC.:

Seller ID: IM100539

ISBN: 0374528519

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


A landmark account of the great English artist's tumultuous life and timesWilliam Hogarth (1697-1764) was perhaps London's greatest and best-known chronicler. The exuberant expansion and upheavals of city life furnished him with the subjects of the elaborate prints that made him famous, and that remain our finest and most fantastic visual record of eighteenth-century England.Evoking Hogarth's fierce nationalism, his philanthropic vision, and his antagonistic dance with L... View more info

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NATURE'S ENGRAVER: A LIFE OF THOMAS BEW

By: JENNY UGLOW

Price: $10.00

Publisher: FARRAR, STRAUS & GIROUX, INC.:

Seller ID: IM97672

ISBN: 0374112363

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


At the end of the eighteenth century, Britain, and much of the Western world, fell in love with nature. Thomas Bewick's "History of British Birds "marked the moment, the first "field guide" for ordinary people, illustrated with woodcuts of astonishing accuracy and beauty. But his work was far more than a mere guide, for in the vivid vignettes scattered through the book, Bewick captured the vanishing world of rural English life. In this superb biography, Jenny Uglow t... View more info