About the Author
David Peters Corbett is Professor of Art History and American Studies at the University of East Anglia, and Editor of Art History. He has written widely on English and American art between 1850 and 1950, and has published most recently on the Ashcan School and on the problem of the past in the work of Charles Sheeler.
Sarah Monks is Lecturer in Art History in the School of World Art Studies and Museology at the University of East Anglia. The author of Marine Painting in Britain, 1650-1850, and co-editor of Living with the Royal Academy: Artistic Ideals and Experiences in England, 1768-1848, both forthcoming, she is currently working on a new book project concerning the relationship between British art and global commerce, experience and imperial ideology during the eighteenth century.