Baltimore, Md. : Penguin Books, 1969. Third Edition. Fine cloth copy in a near fine, very slightly edge-nicked and dust-dulled dust wrapper, now mylar-sleeved (price-clipped), in an equally fine slip case. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and sharp-cornered. Item #292753
Provenance; from the library of Robin Shield with the owner's bookplate. Series; Pelican history of art ; Z1. Physical description; xv, 275 pages,  pages of plates : illustrations (1 color) ; 27 cm. Notes; Includes bibliographical references (pages 250-256) and index. Contents; Pt. 1. Painting under the Tudors. Henry VIII and the generatoin of Holbein -- Holbein's successors and Hans Eworth -- Painting in the Elizabethan and Jacobean age -- pt. 2. Painting under the Stuarts, up to the Revolution of 1688. The precursors of Van Dyck -- The age of Van Dyck and Dobson -- The age of Lely -- pt. 3. The age of Kneller and the English baroque. The decorative painters from Verrio to Thornhill -- Portraiture in the age of Kneller and his immediate successors -- Marine painting, landscape, other genres -- pt. 4. Hogarth and the precursors of the classical age. Introductory -- Hogarth (1697-1764) -- Hogarth's contemporaries -- Conversation pieces and fancy pictures : Mercier and Hayman -- Fashionable portraiture to Hudson and Ramsay -- pt. 5. The classical age. Introductory -- Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-92) -- Richard Wilson (1713-82) -- Thomas Gainsborough -- Other foundation members of the Royal Academy -- The painters of history -- Wright of Derby and the painters of romantic literature -- Sporting painters from Wootton to Stubbs -- Romney, and fashionable portraiture -- Zoffany : theatre genre and later conversation pieces -- Later landscape in oils, early watercolours -- Painting in Scotland in the eighteenth century -- Portraitists in crayons or pastel. Subjects; Painters Great Britain History. Painting Great Britain (1500-1800). Painting Great Britain History 16th-18th centuries. Painting, British. Painting-16th century-Great Britain. Painting, Modern-17th century-Great Britain. Painting, Modern-18th century-Great Britain. Genres; Bibliography. History. Illustrated. Quick Ref. Collection.