The co-op bookstore for avid readers
Book Cover for: The Life And Letters Of Samuel Palmer: Painter And Etcher, Alfred Herbert Palmer

The Life And Letters Of Samuel Palmer: Painter And Etcher

Alfred Herbert Palmer

The Life And Letters Of Samuel Palmer: Painter And Etcher is a comprehensive biography of the renowned British artist Samuel Palmer, written by Alfred Herbert Palmer. The book details Palmer's life and career, from his upbringing in London to his education at the Royal Academy and his eventual rise to prominence as a painter and etcher. The author explores Palmer's artistic style, which was heavily influenced by the Romantic movement and the work of William Blake. He also delves into Palmer's personal life, including his relationships with fellow artists and his marriage to the daughter of a wealthy businessman. The book includes a collection of Palmer's letters, which provide insight into his artistic process and his thoughts on the art world of his time. The letters also shed light on Palmer's personal struggles, including his battle with depression and his financial difficulties. Overall, The Life And Letters Of Samuel Palmer: Painter And Etcher is a fascinating look into the life and work of one of Britain's most celebrated artists. It is a must-read for anyone interested in art history or the Romantic movement.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: Jun 8th, 2006
  • Pages: 472
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 1.05in - 1.51lb
  • EAN: 9781428625174
  • Categories: LettersDiaries & JournalsAfrican