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A new book celebrates the neglected work of 19th-century social realist painter Frederick Walker

Lund Humphries presents the first comprehensive survey of the neglected work of 19th-century watercolour artist Frederick Walker and his Idyllist contemporaries. This is the first book in over a century to examine the important work of the watercolour artist and illustrator Frederick Walker (1840?1875) and his closest artistic allies. He was greatly admired (and collected) by Vincent van Gogh and was described by Millais as ?the greatest artist of the century? and yet his premature death at the age of 35 cut short his promising career.
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