The Camden Town Group in Context

ISBN 978-1-84976-385-1

James Bolivar Manson


Artist’s writings

1911J.B. Manson, ‘The Camden Town Group’, Outlook, 9 December 1911, pp.823–4.
1912J.B. Manson, ‘London Impressionists’, Outlook, 14 December 1912, pp.794–5.
1913J.B. Manson, ‘Introduction’, in English Post-Impressionists, Cubists and Others, exhibition catalogue, Public Art Galleries, Brighton 1913.
1913J.B. Manson, ‘Lucien Pissarro’s Wood-Engravings’, Imprint, April 1913.
1916J.B. Manson, ‘Some Notes on the Painting of Lucien Pissarro’, Studio, vol.69, 15 November 1916.
1920J.B. Manson, ‘Camille Pissarro’, Studio, vol.79, no.326, May 1920, pp.82–8.
1923J.B. Manson, ‘Fox-Pitt’, in Works by the Late Colonel Goff and the Late Douglas Fox-Pitt, exhibition catalogue, Public Art Galleries, Brighton 1923.
1925Tristen-L. Klingsor, C├ęzanne, trans. by J.B. Manson, John Lane London 1925.
1926J.B. Manson, Hours in the Tate Gallery, Duckworth, London 1926.
1927J.B. Manson, ‘Walter Richard Sickert, A.R.A.’, Drawing and Design, vol.3, July 1927.
1927J.B. Manson, The Life and Work of Edgar Degas, The Studio, London, 1927
1928J.B. Manson, ‘Foreword’, in Exhibition of Paintings by Spencer F. Gore, exhibition catalogue, Leicester Galleries, London 1928.
1929J.B. Manson, The Tate Gallery, T.C. & E.C. Jack, London 1929.
1929J.B. Manson, ‘Mr. Frank Stoop’s Modern Pictures’, Apollo, vol.10, no.57, September 1929, pp.126–33.
1930J.B. Manson, The English Oil Colour Painters, Ernest Benn, London, 1930.
1935J.B. Manson, ‘Foreword’, in Paintings by S. de Karlowska, exhibition catalogue, Adams Gallery, London 1935.

Exhibition catalogues

1920First Exhibition of Works by Members of the Monarro Group, Goupil Gallery, London, February 1920.
1921Second Exhibition of Works by Members of the Monarro Group, Goupil Gallery, London, March 1921.
1923Paintings and Decorations by George Sheringham and Flower Paintings by J.B. Manson, Leicester Galleries, London, November 1923. Includes thirty-one works by Manson.
?1925Pictures by J.B. Manson, Ruskin Galleries, Birmingham, –25 July ?1925. Introduction by Charles Marriot.
1937Exhibition of Paintings by J.B. Manson, Wildenstein & Co., London, October–November 1937.
1944‘Girl with the Gardenias’ and other Recent Sculpture by Jacob Epstein, Paintings by J.B. Manson and Paintings and Drawings by John Craxton, Leicester Galleries, London, May–June 1944. Includes fifteen works by Manson.
1946J.B. Manson 1879–1945, Wildenstein & Co., London, 20 March–13 April 1946. Introduction by R.R. Tatlock.
1946Memorial Exhibition of Paintings and Drawings by J.B. Manson, Ferens Art Gallery, Hull, 10 August–5 September 1946.
1947Memorial Exhibition of Paintings and Drawings by J.B. Manson, Victoria Art Gallery, Bath, 22 March–19 April 1947.
1976Camden Town Recalled, Fine Art Society, London, 14 October–12 November 1976. Text by Wendy Baron.
1979James Manson 1879–1945: Centenary Exhibition, New Grafton Gallery, London, 1–28 March 1979.
1980Three on Holiday at Rye 1913. A Group of Post Impressionists: Lucien Pissarro, James Bolivar Manson, James Brown, Parkin Gallery, London, 19 March–19 April 1980. Text by Malcolm Easton.
1988The Painters of Camden Town, 1905–1920, Christie’s, London, 4–24 January 1988. Introduction by Wendy Baron and catalogue by Francis Farmar.


1973David Buckman, James Bolivar Manson: An English Impressionist, 1879–1945, Maltzahn Gallery Ltd., London 1973.
2000Wendy Baron, Perfect Moderns: A History of the Camden Town Group, Ashgate, Aldershot 2000.


1920Frank Rutter, ‘The Monarro Group’, Sunday Times, 15 February 1920, p.6.
1968Malcolm Easton, ‘Lucien Pissarro and His Friends at Rye, 1913: A Group of Post-Impressionists on Holiday’, Gazette des Beaux-Arts, November 1968.
1973William Gaunt, ‘Tate Director as Painter’, Times, 7 February 1973, p.19.

How to cite

‘James Bolivar Manson, Bibliography’, in Helena Bonett, Ysanne Holt, Jennifer Mundy (eds.), The Camden Town Group in Context, Tate Research Publication, May 2012,, accessed 28 May 2024.