Book: A Thing Apart: Portrait Miniatures from the WR Johnston Collection, Melbourne, Australia by Roger and Carmela Arturi Phillips
A Thing Apart highlights The Johnston Collections most significant portrait miniatures. The book is written by Roger and Carmela Arturi Phillips who are connoisseurs and collectors of Portrait Miniatures, and are specialist advisors to The Johnston Collection.
A Thing Apart explores the works of artists such as John Smart, James Scouler, Richard Cosway, George Engleheart, Jeremiah Meyer and Anne Foldsone Mee. This beautiful publication presents detailed colour illustrations of the portrait miniatures which date from 1770 to 1830 accompanied by the Arturi Phillips enlightening yet informal and lively writing style.
The book complements The Johnston Collection exhibition, The Connoisseur’s Cabinet and The Collector’s Townhouse, exhibiting the Collection’s portrait miniatures which also include miniatures on loan from the Arturi Phillips Collection and their portrait miniature cabinet.
Publisher The WR Johnston Trust
ISBN 0 646 45638 5