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Artists’ Corner of St Paul’s Cathedral

Artists’ Corner of St Paul’s Cathedral

By (author) Simon Carter


  • Beautiful guide to the famed Artists’ Corner at St Paul’s Cathedral
  • Informative biographies of the artists commemorated at Artists’ Corner
  • Portable, attractive souvenir of Artists’ Corner, in the same style as Monuments of St Paul’s Cathedral (2021) and Mosaics of St Paul’s Cathedral (2015) 
Full Description

Artists’ Corner in St Paul’s Cathedral is the final resting place for some of the greatest artists working in the United Kingdom, including Turner, Leighton and Millais. British painters of the 19th century are shoulder to shoulder with artists from America and Continental Europe who made Britain their home and helped to shape national taste.

Artists’ Corner reflects a golden age of artistic production, when the visual arts were central to British cultural pride and identity, when the funerals of the cultural figures were occasions of national mourning, and their achievements were marked with monuments and enduring plaques.

All of the painters and sculptors memorialized in Artists’ Corner are brought together in this guide, with references to some of their master works which chart a trajectory from history painting to the arrival of impressionism and abstraction in the 20th century. 

About the Author

Simon Carter is Head of Collections at St Paul’s Cathedral where he is responsible for the management of the Cathedral’s historic collections, including access and engagement, conservation, documentation and development of the library, archives and object collections. 

Scala Arts & Heritage Publishers Ltd
5th Apr 2023
Paperback / softback
USA & Canada
6.5 in x 7.48 in
96 Pages
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