2007, English, Book, Illustrated edition: The Cornish wonder : the portrait of John Opie / Viv Hendra. Hendra, Viv.

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The Cornish wonder : the portrait of John Opie / Viv Hendra
 
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Physical Description
  • 197 p., [16] p. of plates : col. ill. ; 21 cm.
Published
  • Truro, [England] : Truran, c2007.
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • The Cornish wonder : the portrait of John Opie /​ Viv Hendra.
Author
  • Hendra, Viv.
Other Authors
  • Opie, John, 1761-1807.
Published
  • Truro, [England] : Truran, c2007.
Physical Description
  • 197 p., [16] p. of plates : col. ill. ; 21 cm.
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Contents
  • Machine derived contents note: 1761: In Which the Wondrous Child Impresses a Cornish Village 3
  • 1772: In Which Dr John Wolcot Identifies the Genius 10
  • 1781: In Which The Cornish Wonder is Launched in London 26
  • 1782: IIn Which Mr Opie is Summoned to Meet the King 36
  • The Royal Academy 41
  • In Which Mr Opie Enjoys Celebrity and Marriage 45
  • 1783: The Advantage of a Patron 49
  • 1784: Great Nature 54
  • 1785: Domestic Scenes 56
  • The Forgotten Significance of Prints and History Painting 59
  • James I and the ARA 61
  • 1787 Rizzio and the RA 71
  • Mr Opie is Preoccupied with Shakespeare 74
  • Interlude: A Picture of the Studio 78
  • 1791: Private Matters of some Delicacy 84
  • 1794: Two More Print Ventures 90
  • Interlude: At Home with the Opies 92
  • 1795: Scandalous Times and Sacred Subjects 96
  • 1796: In Which the Complex Procedure for Divorce is Explained 99
  • 1798: Mr Opie is dedicated to his Art - &​ to the Second Mrs Opie 112
  • Interlude: A Portrait of Amelia Opie 119
  • 1800: Inspiration, Tragedy, Farce and Triumph 128
  • 1801: The Severest Trial 133
  • 1802: Holiday in Paris 136
  • 1803: Ups and Downs 139
  • 1805: Professor of Painting - Ambitions Realised 146
  • 1806: The Academy Lectures - the Glorious Culmination of
  • a Lifetime's Industry 150
  • 1807: The Tragedy of John Opie RA 154
  • The Delicate Matter of the Funeral 166
  • The Funeral 172
  • And Afterwards 175
  • John Opie, The Cornish Wonder - Neglect and Rediscovery 181
  • Notes 187
  • Bibliography 187
  • Paintings in Public Collections 189.
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-188) and index.
Language
  • English
ISBN
  • 9781850222163
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