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Title A history of watercolor / Bernard Brett.
Author Brett, Bernard.
Publication New York : Excalibur Books, 1984.
Description 256 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 33 cm
Call # 759 B
Note Includes index.
Contents Colour and pigments -- Paper -- Brushes -- The camera obscura -- Watercolour in the caves -- Painting for eternity -- Classical painting -- Watercolour painting in the Far East -- Islamic and Indian miniatures -- To the glory of God -- Medieval frescoes -- 'Painters in little' -- Dürer: Father of European watercolour -- The rise of watercolour in England -- The 18th-century romantics -- Paul Sandby: 'Real views from nature' -- The topographers -- Thomas Girtin: forging a tradition -- Turner -- Constable -- The Norwich school -- John Sell Cotman -- David Cox and Peter de Wint -- The visionaries -- Samuel Palmer's visions of the soul -- Satire and social comment -- The pre-Raphaelite brotherhood -- Explorers' art -- Following the sun -- Marine watercolours -- Watercolour in America -- War in watercolour -- Flowers -- Watercolour in the theatre -- Delacroix and French Romanticism -- Impressionist watercolours -- The ferment of the new -- British watercolours in the 20th century -- Watercolour now.
Subject Watercolorists -- Biography.
Watercolor painting -- History.
ISBN 0671807978
9780671807979

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