The Artistic Practice, Protracted Publication and Posthumous Completion of Charles Alfred Stothard's Monumental Effigies of Great Britain

  title={The Artistic Practice, Protracted Publication and Posthumous Completion of Charles Alfred Stothard's Monumental Effigies of Great Britain},
  author={P. Lindley},
  journal={The Antiquaries Journal},
  pages={385 - 426}
  • P. Lindley
  • Published 1 September 2012
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This paper examines the complicated circumstances surrounding the very slow production of The Monumental Effigies of Great Britain, the great masterpiece of Charles Alfred Stothard, FSA, and the various reasons why it took twenty-one years to complete. The methods and techniques Stothard adopted to produce his celebrated etchings and the evolution of his artistic style are first analysed, as is the role played by Thomas Kerrich, FSA, in the project. Next, this paper investigates the severe… 
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