"The Diary of Joseph Farington" by Joseph Farington

The Diary of Joseph Farington Volume 7, January 1805 - June 1806, Volume 8, July 1806 - December 1807 Joseph Farington, Kathryn Cave

Publication date:
10 Sep 1982
Paul Mellon Centre
210 x 140mm

These seventh and eighth volumes of Farrington's diary chronicle a period of troubled time for the Royal Academy and record political events such as the battle of Trafalgar and the death of Pitt and Fox.

"An invaluable source for the history of English art and artists. . . . There is a wealth of information on artists and their world."?The British Studies Monitor

"One of the great diaries in English. . . . The details about politics are . . . fascinating. . . . The details about the arts, particularly painting, are . . . wonderfully extensive and revealing."?University of Toronto Quarterly