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Genial Company : The theme of genius in eighteenth-century British portraiture

Genial Company : The theme of genius in eighteenth-century British portraiture

Title
Genial Company : The theme of genius in eighteenth-century British portraiture
Author
Desmond Shawe-Taylor
Language
English
Publisher
Place of publishing unknown: Publisher unknown, 1987
74 p. : ill.
Note
This catalog appeared on the occasion of the exhibition 'Genial Company, The theme of genius in eighteenth-century British portraiture', Nottingham University Art Gallery, 16 January-14 February 1987

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About Desmond Shawe-Taylor

Desmond Philip Shawe-Taylor (born 30 September 1955) was Surveyor of the Queen's Pictures from 2005 to 2020. He succeeded Christopher Lloyd on Lloyd's retirement.

Early life

Shawe-Taylor is the son of Brian Newton Shawe-Taylor and Jocelyn Cecilia Shawe-Taylor. He was educated at Shrewsbury School, University College, Oxford, and the Courtauld Institute of Art in London.

Career

Shawe-Taylor was a lecturer in the History of Art Department of the University of Nottingham from 1979 to 1996, and director of Dulwich Picture Gallery from 1996 to 2005, when he was succeeded by Ian Dejardin. He has published several books: Genial Company: the theme of genius in eighteenth-century British portraiture, 1987; The Georgians: eighteenth-century portraiture and society, 1990; Dramatic Art: theatrical paintings from the Garrick Club, 1997; Rembra…Read more on Wikipedia