Thomas Stothard: The Mechanisms of Art Patronage in England circa 1800.
Thomas Stothard: The Mechanisms of Art Patronage in England circa 1800. Thomas Stothard [1755-1834] was an enormously popular illustrator in his time. This book is an examination of his work - from history paintings to sculpture, ceramics to book illustration - and his methods. Illuminates the role industrialization began to play in the arts in the early 19th c. A fascinating biography, heavily illustrated, with large bibliography and list of books that featured his illustrations. U of Missouri Press. Hb, dj. NEW. $15.00