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Sunday, October 08, 2006

Christopher Wood Interview

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Interview: Christopher Wood is England's foremost writer and broadcaster on Victorian art. He has written 21 books including The Dictionary of Victorian Painters, The Pre-Raphaelites, Burne-Jones: The Life and Works of Sir Edward Burne-Jones (1833-1898), The Great Art Boom, 1970-1997, Tissot, Olympian Dreamers: Victorian Classical Painters 1860-1914, and Victorian Painting. He was the director of nineteenth-century paintings at Christie's in London, and has operated the Christopher Wood Gallery in London for many years.

Christopher recently completed a new book on 19th century painter William Powell Frith entitled William Powell Frith: A Painter and His World which will be released later on this month by Sutton Publishing.

Christopher's upcoming sale will be on February 28, 2007 at Christie's in London

The book Christopher mentioned regarding the prices for paintings sold at auction was The Economics of Taste by Gerald Reitlinger

A few of the artists discussed in this interview were:

James Jacques Joseph Tissot
Edward Burne-Jones
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Dante Gabriel Rossetti
John Atkinson Grimshaw
William Holman Hunt
William Powell Frith
Frederick, Lord Leighton
J.W. Waterhouse
John Everett Millais
Christopher Dresser
Greene and Greene
Frank Lloyd Wright
Sandro Botticelli
William Hogarth
William Moorcroft
William DeMorgan
John Ruskin
William Morris
Also: The William Morris Society
Ford Madox Brown
Gustave Klimt
Arthur Hughes

Below are some of the paintings referenced in the interview:

Tempera on canvas
(172.5 x 278.5 cm)
Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence, Italy
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Oil on panel
(205 x 315 cm)
Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence, Italy
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Oil on canvas
(40 x 80 cm)
Private Collection
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Oil on canvas
(38 x 80 cm)
Private Collection
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Oil on canvas
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, USA
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Oil on canvas
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, USA
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Oil on canvas
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, USA
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Oil on canvas
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, USA
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Click here for ARC's announcement about Christopher's new book

Click here for ARC's announcement about Christopher's upcoming sale

posted by Brian Yoder at 5:05 PM






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Tempera on canvas
(172.5 x 278.5 cm)
Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence, Italy
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Oil on canvas
(98 x 163 cm)
Manchester City Art Galleries, Manchester, England
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Oil on Canvas
(260 x 180 cm)
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts, USA
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Oil on Canvas
(91.4 x 183.8 cm)
Private Collection
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