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A Genius for Failure. The life of Benjamin Robert Haydon

By: O'Keeffe, Paul

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Bodley Head: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID272970


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Fine condition in a Near Fine Dustjacket - DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Colour and black & white illustrations. 568 pages Benjamin Robert Haydon was an English painter, specialising in grand historical pictures, although he also painted a few contemporary subjects and, with some reluctance, portraits. His commercial success was damaged by his often tactless dealings with patrons, and by the enorm... View more info