SOANE MUSEUM: A Rake’s Pregress: From Hogarth to Hockney (The Sir John Soane Museum)

A Rake's Pregress: From Hogarth to Hockney (The Sir John Soane Museum), book cover A Rake’s Pregress: From Hogarth to Hockney (The Sir John Soane Museum).
Simon, Robin; Woodward, Christopher (editors). 1997. An Apollo Magazine Publication. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#28746) $50.00

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Beautifully illustrated. 40p. Measures 9.5×12 inches.

Published to accompany an exhibition at the Sir John Soane Museum, 26 March-31 August, 1997.

Includes “The Fame of A Rake’s Progress” by David Bndman, “Hogarth’s Marriage Contract” by Christopher Woodward, Frances Rustin on Hogarth’s forerunner, Richard Pound on A Rake’s Progress in 18th century England, and Verena Bertmaring on 20th century interpretations (David Low, Rex Whistler, Peter Howson, David Hockney, etc.).

Inlaid review of the exhibition by Warren Hoge, June 14, 1997, New York Times (with a bit of highlighting).

VAN HOESEN, B: Beth Van Hoesen Creatures: The Art of Seeing Animals; Prints, Drawings, and Watercolors

Beth Van Hoesen Creatures: The Art of Seeing Animals; Prints, Drawings, and Watercolors, book cover Van Hoesen, Beth; Connell, Evan. Beth Van Hoesen Creatures: The Art of Seeing Animals; Prints, Drawings, and Watercolors. Chronicle Books, 1987. ISBN: 0877014647. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#28738) $20.00

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Beautiful full-page color plates. A Yolla Bolly Press book. Along with the 73 prints and drawings reproduced in this book, the artist Van Hoesen has provided some stories: her own history as an artist, and that of several of her animal subjects. Among the animals are dogs, cats, bulls, sheep, birds, frogs, a vulture, tiger, rabbit, bobcat, rat, rhino, and chinchilla.

Foreword by Evan Connell. 104p. Measures 12×10 inches.

Beth Van Hoesen Creatures: The Art of Seeing Animals; Prints, Drawings, and Watercolors, back cover