Apollo Book Competition 23 March 2012
For our last competition prize we offered you The Last Pre-Raphaelite: Edward Burne-Jones and the Victorian Imagination (Faber & Faber, £25.00).
We asked you: Edward Burne-Jones was a founding partner of which 19th-century decorative arts and furnishings manufacturers?
Answer: Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co
Congratulations to Jonathan Yeatman-Biggs, winner of this competition, drawn at random from the hundreds of correct answers we received.
Our new competition prize is The Age of American Impressionism: Masterpieces from the Art Institute of Chicago (Yale University Press, £35.00). This publication explores the Art Institute of Chicago’s collection of American Impressionist works. Featuring works by Winslow Homer, James McNeill Whistler and John Singer Sargent, the breath of the museum’s American Impressionist collection is presented. In addition, important paintings and watercolours by notable artists such as Cecilia Beaux, William Merirtt Chase and George Inness are included, along with illustrations by lesser-known artists who worked in the Impressionist vein.
For your chance to win, simply answer the following question and submit your details below before midday on 29 March 2012:
In what year did John Singer Sargent complete Mrs. Charles Deering (Marion Dension Whipple)?
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