Romantic Illustration Through the Ages
British Library 2014
Paperback 144pp Illustrated 188x147mm
9780712357197   Product Code: 21947
From the depiction of courtly love in illuminated medieval manuscripts and chaste courtship scenes in Victorian novels to Verlaine's Fetes galantes, George Barbier's racy 1928 artwork and passionate pairs in 1930s pulp magazines, this British Library publication collects 100 images charting the depiction of love and romance in illustration from the Middle Ages to the mid-20th century in books, cartoons, paintings and periodicals.