Synopses & Reviews
The years 1855-1880, generally referred to as 'The Sixties', saw some of the finest and most significant contributions to wood-engraved book and magazine illustration in Britain.In this major survey Paul Goldman has selected 31 artists who have created some of the most important work of the period. Devoting a chapter to each of the 5 groups he identifies, Goldman provides a critical commentary on every artist, followed by a checklist of the books they themselves illustrated or those to which they contributed.
The Pre-Raphaelites, the Idyllic School and the High Victorians. Revised paperback edition.