Artists in Newlyn and West Cornwall 1880-1940


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Edited by Melissa Hardie

Artists in Newlyn and West Cornwall 1880-1940: Dictionary and sourcebook

By far the most comprehensive biographical survey yet published on the art and artists of the period, Artists in Newlyn and West Cornwall1880-1940 is an indispensable resource for collectors, curators and dealers.  It will also be a delight – both visually and for its literary content – for the general reader.

The ‘Newlyn School’ of artists has long been a remarkable British phenomenon and even into the twenty-first century continues to fascinate. This dictionary and source-book brings together many contributions; whether reproduced from contemporaneous archive material or written from today’s modern standpoint.  At the core of the book are biographies of the many artists and craftspeople working in Newlyn, Lamorna and Penzance, extending into St Ives and the surrounding areas.

ISBN 978-0-953260-96-6
270mm x 210mm
90 colour and 170 black & white illustrations

Art Dictionaries Ltd