Augustus Leopold Egg RA (2 May 1816, in London – 26 March 1863, in Algiers) was a Victorian artist best known for his modern triptych Past and Present (1858), which depicts the breakup of a middle-class Victorian family.
The Clique was an informal society formed in around 1837 by a group of friends while they were students at …
Refers to any realist painting that also carries a clearly discernible social or political comment
Tate PapersTate Papers no.7, Spring 2007, featuring Gordon Matta-Clark, augustus Leopold Egg, Josef albers and Eva Hesse
This article explores the significance of the theatrical and literary references found in the triptych Past and Present 1858 by …