The Life of Sir David Wilkie, Vol. 2 of 3: With His Journals, Tours, and Critical Remarks on Works of Art; And a Selection From His Correspondence (Classic Reprint)

Save £1.07
filler

Title: Hardback
Price:
Sale price£27.65 Regular price£28.72

Description

Excerpt from The Life of Sir David Wilkie, Vol. 2 of 3: With His Journals, Tours, and Critical Remarks on Works of Art; And a Selection From His Correspondence

To the composition of this picture the painter called all his knowledge of character and all his skill in expressing it; and it cannot be denied that it breathes with life throughout its length and breadth. It is true that memories which retain clear impres sions of the Penny Bridals of the north may have treasured up scenes of a noisier and more bustling kind; and I have heard men affirm that they have seen bridals where gray heads wagged merrier, and young feet moved lighter, where old dames were more joyous, and maidens warmed up by music and love look more rosy and enchanting. Against pic tures of the memory, aided as they always are by the imagination, no works of any artist can stand.

About the Publisher

Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com

This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

Details

Publisher - Forgotten Books

Language - English

Author(s) - Allan Cunningham

Hardback

Published Date - August 26 2019

ISBN - 9780331340945

Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 3.2 cm

Page Count - 538

Payment & Security

American Express Apple Pay Google Pay Maestro Mastercard Shop Pay Visa

Your payment information is processed securely. We do not store credit card details nor have access to your credit card information.

You may also like

Recently viewed