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Anthony Bailey

Anthony Bailey is an art historian. For many years a writer for The New Yorker, he is the bestselling author of Standing in the Sun - a Life of J.M.W.Turner, shortlisted for the James Tait Black Memorial Prize; Vermeer: A View of Delft, shortlisted for the Whitbread biography prize; and many other books, including biographies of Constable and Velazquez. Bailey has been called "one of the best descriptive writers of his generation" (John Russell, The New York Times).