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Author Avery-Quash, Susanna.

Title Art for the nation : the Eastlakes and the Victorian art world / Susanna Avery-Quash and Julie Sheldon
Published London : National Gallery Company Ltd., 2011


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Description xvi, 288 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Contents Charles Eastlake's early career -- Elizabeth Rigby -- 'Alpha and Omega' of the Victorian art world -- Director of the National Gallery -- Keepers of the flame
Summary Summary: As prominent members of the Victorian cultural and artistic world, Sir Charles and Lady Elizabeth Eastlake, along with their nephew Charles Locke Eastlake, enjoyed the friendship and support of influential figures including Prince Albert, Sir Thomas Lawrence, J.M.W. Turner, and Sir Robert Peel. This fascinating original biography brings the unique personality of each of the Eastlakes into sharp focus while also exploring their important contributions during the early days of the National Gallery
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Eastlake, Charles Lock, Sir, 1793-1865.
Eastlake, Elizabeth, 1809-1893.
Eastlake, Charles L. (Charles Locke), 1836-1906.
National Gallery (Great Britain) -- History.
Painters -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Critics -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Architects -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Author Sheldon, Julie, 1963-
LC no. 2010937534
ISBN 9781857095074