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Cover Art
Author Merrill, Linda, 1959-

Title A pot of paint : aesthetics on trial in Whistler v Ruskin / Linda Merrill.

Published Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press in collaboration with the Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution, [1992]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  701.17 MERR    AVAILABLE
 UniM Southbank  759.13 Whi    AVAILABLE
Physical description xv, 419 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 405-407) and index.
Contents Foreword / Milo C. Beach -- Pt. 1. The Libel. The Palace of Art. Whistler's Work. Ruskin's Review. Bringing Suit. Plaintiff's Strategy. The Defense. Final Arrangements -- Pt. 2. The Trial. Introduction. Plaintiff's Case. Defendant's Case. Summations. Jury Instructions. Verdict -- Pt. 3. The Verdict. Cause Celebre. The Losing Side. The Value of a Nocturne. Figures of Speech. Objets d'Art. Art and Art Critics. Matters of Opinion. Consequences and Costs. Epilogue -- Appendix A: Ruskin's Instructions to Defense Counsel -- Appendix B: Burne-Jones's Statement to Defense Counsel -- Appendix C: Source Notes to Whistler v. Ruskin.
Subject Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903 -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Ruskin, John, 1819-1900 -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903. Nocturne in black and gold: the falling rocket.
Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Trials (Libel) -- England -- London.
ISBN 1560981016