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British DrawingsThe Cleveland Museum of Art

Published by GILES in association with the Cleveland Museum of Art

Add to Cart US$44.95

Published — (UK and USA)

Dimensions — 152 pages, 280 × 240 mm, (9½ x 11 in)

Illustrations — 92 colour

Format — Hardback

Price — UK£29.95/US$44.95

ISBN — 978-1-907804-22-9

Book Details (pdf) — British_Drawings_BLAD_lr.pdf

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Features masterworks from the 18th to 20th centuries, including drawings by Thomas Gainsborough, William Blake, Samuel Palmer, J. M. W. Turner, and Edward Burne-Jones.

A rare chance to see some of the "hidden gems" which are not on permanent show.

The inaugural title in a series featuring outstanding works from the Cleveland Museum of Art.

About the Book

This volume, the first in a new series, presents outstanding drawings from the permanent collection of works on paper at the Cleveland Museum of Art. It features 50 highlights, along with a small group of loans from private collections, ranging from the 18th century through to the Edwardian period. Fragile and light sensitive, opportunities to see such treasures are rare and for that reason are all the more to be celebrated. Many are published here for the first time, such as Francis Cotes’s breathtaking portrait of Lady Mary Radcliffe and an exquisite female nude drawn in coloured chalk by William Mulready.

About the Author(s)

Heather Lemonedes is curator of Drawings at the Cleveland Museum of Art. Prior to her arrival at the museum in 2002, she worked as a specialist in the Print Department at Christie’s, New York and supervised the Print Study Room at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. She was awarded a Samuel H. Kress Foundation Travel Fellowship in the History of Art for research on her dissertation, “Paul Gauguin’s Volpini Suite,” in 2004.