Peter Campbell: Millais, Burne-Jones and Leighton, 15 April 1999
Show More Millais: Portraits by Peter Funnell and Malcolm Warner.
National Portrait Gallery, 224 pp., £35, February 1999, 1 85514 255 4Show More
John Everett Millais by G.H. Fleming.
Constable, 318 pp., £20, August 1998, 0 09 478560 0Show More
Edward Burne-Jones: Victorian Artist-Dreamer by Stephen Wildman and John Christian.
Abrams, 360 pp., £48, October 1998, 0 8109 6522 4Show More
Frederic Leighton: Antiquity, Renaissance, Modernity edited by Tim Barringer and Elizabeth Prettejohn.
Yale, 332 pp., £40, March 1999, 0 300 07937 0Show More
“... children was just too many) would, you feel, have made their lives much jollier. Fleming does his best: he says he has not written the thousand pages he could have, which is certainly a good thing. He quotes at length from contemporary reviews but once one has realised that it is going to be very difficult to understand how critics reacted as ...”