Apollo Book Competition 16 March 2012
For our last competition prize we offered you Van Dyck in Sicily: 1624–1625 Painting and the Plague (SilvanaEditoriale, £22.00).
We asked you: Which museum houses Van Dyck’s St Rosalie in Glory (1624)?
Answer: The Menil Collection, Houston
Congratulations to Sheederi Nair-Pal, winner of this competition, drawn at random from the hundreds of correct answers we received.
Our new competition prize is The Last Pre-Raphaelite: Edward Burne-Jones and the Victorian Imagination (Faber & Faber, £25.00). This publication examines and re-evaluates the life and work of Edward Burne-Jones, one of the greatest British artists of the second half of the 19th century. A leading figure with Oscar Wilde and the aesthetic movement, Edward Burne-Jones not only influenced his immediate circle but also artists such as Klimt and Picasso, bridging the gap between Victorian and modern art. With new research and a fresh historical perspective, The Last Pre-Raphaelite tells the story of Burne-Jones as an artist, a key figure in Victorian society and a captivating man (see Apollo’s March issue for a full review).
For your chance to win, simply answer the following question and submit your details below before midday on 22 March 2012:
Edward Burne-Jones was a founding partner of which 19th-century decorative arts and furnishings manufacturers?
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