Ward-Jackson (Peter), 1915-2015

Some main streams and tributaries in European ornament from 1500 to 1750 (Victoria and Albert Museum Bulletin Reprints, 3)

London, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1972
(24.5 cm), 44 pp., with 53 illustrations. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - A series of three innovative essays, published originally in the Victoria & Albert Museum’s Bulletin (volume 3, 1967, pp.58-71, 90-103, 121-134). The essays “retain their freshness and authority to this day” (Simon Jervis, obituary of Peter Ward-Jackson, in The Burlington Magazine, May 2015, p.347) and were reprinted in 1984, to complement the V & A exhibition “Rococo: art and design in Hogarth’s England”, and again in 1992 (Victoria and Albert Museum Bulletin Reprints, ISBN 9780901486493). ¶ Light shelf-wear.
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