Looking beyond those gloomy, sentimental pictures
Advantages: Fascinating, comprehensive and very enthusiastic look at Victorian pictures
Disadvantages: Unless the subject matter leaves you cold - absolutely none
...Oh, Victorian paintings. Large, horrible, gloomy, dark, sentimental pictures which you'd cross the street to avoid. Right? Well, no. There's more to them than meets the eye. Victoriana has always had a bad press, but if anybody is equipped to fight b ...
JOHNV 23.03.2010 · Read full review
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