William MB Berger Prize 2018

William MB Berger Prize for British Art History 2018 Short List

(books published in 2017, Long List Below)

David Hansen

Dempsey’s People:

A Folio of British Street Portraits 1824–1844

National Portrait Gallery of Australia

ISBN 978-0-9953975-1-4 hb AUS $64.95 pp261 bw col

Judith Goodison

The Life and Work of Thomas Chippendale Junior

Philip Wilson Publishers

ISBN 978-1-78130056-5 hb £65 pp464 col 280 

David Jacques

Gardens of Court and Country: English Design 1630–1730

Yale University Press for The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art

ISBN 978-0-30022201-2 hb £45 pp416 bw 150 col 150

Mark Purcell

The Country House Library

Yale University Press

ISBN 9780300227406 hb £45 pp352 bw 50 col 150

Julius Bryant and Susan Weber

John Lockwood Kipling: Arts and Crafts in the Punjab and London

Yale University Press

ISBN 9780300221596 pp600 hb £40 bw 37 col 700

James Delbourgo 

Collecting the World: The Life and Curiosity of Hans Sloane

Allen Lane

ISBN 978-1-84614657-2 hb £25 pp544 bw 27 col 42

 

 

William MB Berger Prize for British Art History 2018 Long List

(books published in 2017)


Evita Arapoglou, ed, Ian Collins, Michael Llewellyn-Smith and Ioanna Moraiti

Ghika, Craxton, Leigh Fermor:  Charmed Lives in Greece

A.G. Leventis Gallery, Nicosia

ISBN 978-9-9637328-8-9 hb 978-9-96373223-4 pb £30 pp253 bw col

James Delbourgo 

Collecting the World: The Life and Curiosity of Hans Sloane

Allen Lane

ISBN 978-1-84614657-2 hb £25 pp544 bw 27 col 42

Simon Thurley

Houses of Power: The Places that Shaped the Tudor World

Bantam Press

ISBN 978-0-59307494-7 hb £30 pp480 bw 123 col 31

Michael Hall

Art, Passion & Power: The Story of The Royal Collection

BBC Books Imprint of Ebury Publishing

ISBN 978-1-78594261-7 hb £30 pp352 bw col

Bernard Nurse, ed

London Prints and Drawings before 1800

Bodleian Library in association with

The London Topographical Society

ISBN 978-1-85124412-6 hb £30 pp232 col 123

Paola Bianchi and Karin Wolfe, eds 

Turin and the British in the Age of the Grand Tour

Cambridge University Press

ISBN 978-1-10714770-6 hb £105 pp514 bw col

James Stourton

British Embassies: Their Diplomatic and Architectural History

Frances Lincoln

ISBN 978-0-71123860-2 hb £40 pp352 bw 14 col 262 

Lynn Hulse

May Morris, Art & Life: New Perspectives

Friends of the William Morris Gallery

ISBN 978-1-91085552-9 hb £20 pp253 b2 30 sepia 16 col 48

Temi Odumosu 

Africans in English Caricature 1769-1819: Black Jokes White Humour

Harvey Miller Publishers

ISBN 978-1-90940050-4 hb £100 pp223 bw49 col 88

Julius Bryant

Designing the V & A: The Museum as a Work of Art (1857–1909)

Lund Humphries in Association with V&A Publishing

ISBN 978-1-8482223-3-5 hb £35 pp176 col 208

Judith LeGrove

Geoffrey Clarke Sculptor: Catalogue Raisonne

The Geoffrey Clarke Estate & Pangolin in association with Lund Humphries

ISBN 978-1-84822254-0 hb £115 pp248 bw 1,085

Judith LeGrove

Geoffrey Clarke: a Sculptor’s Materials

Sansom & Company

ISBN: 978-1-911-408116 hb£35 pp176 bw col

Sacha Llewellyn and Patrick Elliot

True to Life: British Realist Painting in the 1920s and 1930s

National Galleries of Scotland

ISBN 978-1-91105405-4 pb £19.95 pp144 bw 10 col 140

Alison Smith with Caroline Bugler, Susan Foister and Anna Koopstra

Reflections: Van Eyck and the Pre-Raphaelites

National Gallery London distributed by Yale University Press

ISBN 978-1-8570961-9-4 pb £14.95 pp104 bw col

Claire Crowley, ed

Frederic William Burton: For the Love of Art

National Gallery of Ireland

ISBN 978-1-90428866-4 pb €15.95 pp95 bw col

David Hansen

Dempsey’s People:

A Folio of British Street Portraits 1824–1844

National Portrait Gallery of Australia

ISBN 978-0-9953975-1-4 hb AUS $64.95 pp261 bw col

James Hamilton

Gainsborough, A Portrait

The Orion Publishing Group

ISBN 978-1-4746005-2-1 hb £25 hb pp448 bw 116 col 35

Matthew Walker

Architects and Intellectual Culture

in Post Restoration England

Oxford University Press

ISBN 978-0-19874635-5 hb £65 pp256 bw30

Darren Pih

John Piper

Pavilion Books

ISBN 978-1-91159509-0 hb £14.99 pp128 bw col 70+

Martin Salisbury

The Snail that Climbed the Eiffel Tower and Other Works by John Minton

The Mainstone Press

ISBN 978-0-95766653-5 hb £35 pp240 bw 130 col 220

Nicholas Tromans

The Art of G F Watts

Paul Holberton Publishing

ISBN 978-1-91130007-6 pb £17.95 pp136 col 70

Julius Bryant

Chevening: A Seat of Diplomacy

Paul Holberton Publishing

ISBN 978-1-91130011-3 hb £30 pp144 col 130

Max Bryant

The Museum by the Park: 14 Queen Anne’s Gate

Paul Holberton Publishing

ISBN 978-1-91130032-8 hb £25 pp128 col 100

Sam Smiles

British Art: Ancient Landscapes

Paul Holberton Publishing

ISBN 978-1-91130014-4pb £25 pp120 col 60

Glyn Davies and Eleanor Townsend, eds

A Reservoir of Ideas: Essays in Honour of Paul Williamson

Paul Holberton Publishing

ISBN 978-1-91130016-8 hb pp292 col 200

Jacqueline Riding

Basic Instincts: Love, Passion, Violence in the Art of Joseph Highmore

Paul Holberton Publishing

ISBN 978-1-91130028-1 pb£25 pp128 col 80

Judith Goodison

The Life and Work of Thomas Chippendale Junior

Philip Wilson Publishers

ISBN 978-1-78130056-5 hb £65 pp464 col 280 

Caitlin Blackwell 

Art of Power: Masterpieces from the Bute Collection at Mount Stuart

Prestel Publishing 

ISBN 978-3-79135663-1 hb £35 pp144 col 73

Michel Remy

Eileen Agar: Dreaming Oneself Awake

Reaktion Books

ISBN 978-17802372-7-5 hb £30 pp240 bw 29 col 104

Tanya Harrod

Leonard Rosoman

Royal Academy of Arts 

ISBN 978-1-91035063-8 hb £29.95 pp240 col 200

Rufus Bird and Martin Clayton, eds

Charles II: Art and Power

Royal Collection Trust

ISBN 978-190974144-7 hb £29.95 pp464 col 400+ 

Adrian Lewis

The Drawings of Roger Hilton

Sansom & Company

ISBN 978-1-91140817-8 pb £25 pp224 bw col

Jeremy Musson 

Between Two Worlds: An Architectural History of Emmanuel College, Cambridge

Scala Arts and Heritage Publishers Limited

ISBN 978-1-7855107-8-6 hb £29.95 pp184 bw 31 col 115

Mel Gooding, David Mabberley, Joe Studholme

Joseph Banks’ Florilegium: Botanical Treasures from Cook’s First Voyage

Thames & Hudson Ltd

ISBN 978-0-500-519363 hb £65 pp320 bw col 181

Angus Haldane

Portraits of The English Civil Wars

Unicorn Publishing Group

ISBN 978-1-91078738-0 pb £25 pp144 bw 24 col 65

Christine Casey

Making Magnificence: Architects, Stuccatori and the Eighteenth Century Interior

Yale University Press

ISBN 978-0-30022577-8 hb £50 pp328 bw 50 col 175

Susan Grace Galassi, Ian Warrell, and Joanna Sheers Seidenstein

Turner’s Modern and Ancient Ports: Passages Through Time

The Frick Collection in association with Yale University Press

ISBN 978-0-30022314-9 hb £30 hb pp176 col 120

David Jacques

Gardens of Court and Country: English Design 1630–1730

Yale University Press for The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art

ISBN 978-0-30022201-2 hb £45 pp416 bw 150 col 150

Kate Retford

The Conversation Piece: Making Modern Art in Eighteenth-Century Britain

Yale University Press for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art 

ISBN 978-0-30019480-7 hb £45 pp440 bw 85 col 150

Mark Purcell

The Country House Library

Yale University Press

ISBN 9780300227406 hb £45 pp352 bw 50 col 150

Glenn Adamson, Martina Droth, eds

Things of Beauty Growing: British Studio Pottery

Yale University Press

ISBN 9780300227468 hb £55 pp472 col 316

Eleri Lynn

Tudor Fashion: Dress at Court

Yale University Press 

ISBN 9780300228274 £35 pp208 col 180

Amanda Maddox, Sara Stevenson

Thomas Annan – Photographer of Glasgow

Getty Publications distributed by Yale University Press

ISBN 9781606065235 hb £35 pp180 ill

Elizabeth Prettejohn

Modern Painters, Old Masters:

The Art of Imitation from the Pre-Raphaelites to the First World War

Yale University Press for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art

ISBN 9780300222753 hb£45 pp 288 bw 30 col 130

Julius Bryant and Susan Weber

John Lockwood Kipling: Arts and Crafts in the Punjab and London

Yale University Press

ISBN 9780300221596 pp600 hb £40 bw 37 col 700

Victoria Noel-Johnson

De Chirico and the United Kingdom (c. 1916–1978)

Maretti Editore, Falciano

978-88-98855-37-7 € 60 pp 831 bw col 

William MB Berger Prize for British Art History 2017 Winner

Sacha Llewellyn

Winifred Knights 1899–1947

Lund Humphries in association with Dulwich Picture Gallery

ISBN 978-1-848221772 (HB) 978-1-898519348 (PB)
pp208 bw 11 col 165 £40 hb £25 pb

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