A British Watercolours: A Summary Catalogue of the Whitworth Art Gallery
By: Charles Nugent (author)Hardback
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The Whitworth Gallery, founded in 1889, holds one of the finest collections of British watercolours and drawings. This catalogue contains this group of works in its entirety and provides an insight into the Whitworth collection. Over 2500 works by over 500 artists are included, 2000 of which are illustrated in monochrome and 32 in colour. The collection covered in the text is especially important because of the broad range of artists it encompasses. Combining broad popular appeal with scholarly interest, this book should provide a source of enjoyment and reference for watercolour collectors and enthusiasts.
After graduating from Keble College, Oxford, in 1984, Charles Nugent worked in the watercolour department at Christie's, London. In 1991 he was appointed Curator (Drawings and Watercolours) at the Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, where he is responsible for the welfare of some 3,000 drawings and watercolours.
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