HOPE, T: Thomas Hope: Regency Designer

Book cover. Thomas Hope: Regency DesignerWatkins, David; Hewat-Jaboor, Philip (editors). Thomas Hope: Regency Designer. Bard Graduate Center, Yale University Press, 2008. ISBN: 9780300124163. Unmarked. Like New in as new dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30964) $70.00

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Catalog for 2008 exhibition at Bard and the V&A Museums. 420 color illustrations and 40 black-and-white illustrations.

Thomas Hope (1769-1831) was a major catalyst in the arts of Regency England. This comprehensive study focuses on his multifaceted role as designer and patron. Contributors include Daniella Ben-Arie, Philip Mansel, Frances Collard, and others. Richly illustrated with new photographs, the volume presents a vast array of paintings, furniture, sculpture, and works of art. Shortlisted for the 2009 Sir Banister Fletcher Award and the William M. B. Berger Prize for British Art History.

RIDDICK, S: Pioneer Studio Pottery: The Milner-White Collection

Riddick, Sarah. Pioneer Studio Pottery: The Milner-White Collection. Lund Humphries, York City Art Gallery, 1990. ISBN: 0853315817. Unmarked. Sticker/stamp on front end page. Good. Paperback. (#30798) $15.00

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Includes facsimiles of letters from potters to Milner-White, books and periodicals relating to ceramics in Milner-White’s library, and more. Edited by Richard Green. 136p. Eric Milner-White (1884-1963) celebrated collection of modern stoneware pottery, now housed in the York City Art Gallery. 203 illustrations, including 23 in color.

CONSTABLE: J: Sketches by Constable From the Victoria and Albert Museum

Book cover. Sketches by Constable From the Victoria and Albert MuseumReynolds, Graham. Sketches by Constable From the Victoria and Albert Museum. Washington DC: Smithsonian Publication, 1965. Unmarked. Some tanning on cover. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#30561) $12.00

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72 B/W images. Smithsonian Publication 4610. Catalog for a traveling exhibition. The V&A contains the bulk of the sketches by John Constable (1776–1837). This catalog was a US tour of the sketches in 1965-1966 that visited 8 museums.

John Constable was an English Romantic painter.

Inside page. Sketches by Constable From the Victoria and Albert Museum