William MB Berger Prize for British Art History 2009

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WILLIAM MB BERGER PRIZE FOR BRITISH ART HISTORY 2009

WINNING BOOK

Diana Donald and Jane Munro, ed,

Endless Forms: Charles Darwin, Natural Science and the Visual Arts

Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge/Yale Center for British Art in association with Yale University, Press

The presentation of the Prize (5000 [pounds sterling]) was made by The Hon Lady Roberts, Royal Librarian, at an evening reception in the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, London, on 7 July 2010.

Short List

Mark Girouard

Elizabethan Architecture

Yale University Press for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art

ISBN 9780300093865 50 [pounds sterling] pp 280 150 col

Paul O'Keeffe

A Genius for Failure. The Life of Benjamin Robert Haydon

Bodley Head

ISBN 9780224062473 25 [pounds sterling] 568 pp 13 col 20 bw

Patrick Noon

Richard Parkes Bonington: The Complete Paintings

Yale University Press for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art

ISBN 9780300134216 85 [pounds sterling] 450 illustrations 360 pp

Diana Donald and Jane Munro, ed

Endless Forms: Charles Darwin, Natural Science and the Visual Arts

Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge/Yale Center for British Art in association with Yale University Press

ISBN 9780300148268 40 [pounds sterling] 288 pp 100 bw 150 col

David Solkin

Turner and the Masters

Tate Publishing

hb ISBN 978 1 85437 865 1 35 [pounds sterling] pb ISBN 978 1 85437 798 2 25 [pounds sterling] 240 pp 170 col

Edward Impey, ed

The White Tower

Yale University Press in association with Historic Royal Palaces

ISBN 9780300112931 45 [pounds sterling] 256 pp 120 bw 40 col

Assessors

Timothy J Standring, Trustee of the BCET and Deputy Director, Denver Art Museum (Chair); Robin Simon, The British Art Journal; Ann Bermingham, University of California at Santa Barbara: Rosemary Hill, All Souls College, Oxford; Katharine Eustace, The Sculpture Journal; Desmond Shawe-Taylor, Surveyor of The Queen's Pictures; Angus Trumble, Yale Center for British Art

Long List

[other than those already cited]

Mikael Ahlund, ed, including an essay by Martin Barnes, The Pre-Raphaelites Nationalmuseum Stockholm ISBN 978917100 809 1

Sam Smiles, Richard Stephens, et al., Sir Joshua Reynolds: The Acquisition of Genius Sansom & Co. with The University of Plymouth and Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery, 2009 ISBN 9781906593407 24.99 [pounds sterling] 200 pp 43 bw 105 col

Roger Baynton-Williams, Art of the Printmaker 1500-1860, A&C Black ISBN 9781408112663 30 [pounds sterling] 192 pp 140 illus

Cinzia Maria Sicca, ed, John Talman: An Early Eighteenth Century Connoisseur, Yale University Press/Yale Center for British Art/The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art ISBN 9780300123357 45 [pounds sterling] 304 pp 108 col

David Boyd Haycok, A Crisis of Brilliance. Five Young British Artists and the Great War Old Street Publishing ISBN 978-1905847846 20 [pounds sterling] 320 pp ill

John Ingamells, Dulwich Picture Gallery--British Catalogue, Unicorn Press ISBN 9781906509019 24.95 [pounds sterling] 287 pp ill

Katharine Lochnan and Carol Jacobi, ed, Holman Hunt and The Pre-Raphaelite Vision Art Gallery of Ontario in association with Manchester Art Gallery ISBN 978 0 300 14832 9

James Knox, Cartoons & Coronets. The Genius of Osbert Lancaster, Frances Lincoln ISBN 9780711229389 15 [pounds sterling] pb 224 pp over 200 col

Stephen Lloyd and Kim Sloan The Intimate Portrait. Drawings, Miniatures and Pastels from Ramsay to Lawrence National Galleries of Scotland ISBN number 978 1 906270 14 8 25 [pounds sterling] 272 pp 225 col

Christopher Newall et al. …