A Capital View: The Art of Edinburgh

One Hundred Artworks from the City Collection

By Alyssa Popiel

Format: Multiple Formats

This book features a wide range of artworks from the Edinburgh city collection, from the Enlightenment to the present day.

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Birlinn Limited

Birlinn publishes mostly non-fiction books, ranging from biography to history, military history and Scottish interest. Their imprints, Polygon Books, Arena Sport Books and John Donald Books, publish a wide variety of genres including culture, literary fiction, poetry and sports.

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Edinburgh boasts one of the largest and most diverse collections of art of any city in Britain. In this book, Alyssa Poppiel features a hundred artworks from the city collection, from the Enlightenment to the present day, which feature Edinburgh and its surroundings. All are accompanied by extended captions which set the context and provide a huge amount of lively historical and anecdotal material. Artists include: John Slezer, Paul Sandby, Henry Raeburn, Alexander Nasmyth, Walter Geikie, David Roberts, Sam Bough, John Bell, James Paterson, Francis Cadell, William Crozier, Stanley Cursiter, Jessie M. King, Anne Redpath, John Bellany

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Format Multiple Formats
Imprint Birlinn Limited
Publication Date 2 May 2014
SKU 9781780271965-grouped
Number of Pages 224

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