Thames and Hudson, 1964, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First, Illustrated By: William Dobell
introduction by author, acknowledgements, list of plates, catalogue, principal exhibitions and bibliography. Colour illustrated frontispiece, tipped in, showing the eighth version of the portrait of a Helena Rubinstein 1963. The text is illustrated with 31 coloured plates, also chipped in, and 118 black-and-white reproductions of other works. Blue coloured cloth covered boards with gilt embossed logo of publishing house on the front panel and gilt coloured titles to the backstrip. Colour illustrated dustwrapper, being a reproduction of "the Cypriot", 1940, with black coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. A survey of the Australian artist William Dobell, who not only was a a painter of portraits but of other themes and genres as well. The author, who knew the artist, has given a balanced study of the artist and his work. Softening of the backstrip with fading to the extreme edges of the book. Age toning of the textblock edges and pages, where the text is predominantly, there is lighter age toning of the plate reproductions a glossier page is used. A little creasing to the dustwrapper edges with sunning of the panels. Some creasing to the dustwrapper edges. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. , 7-208 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: William Dobell. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Australia; Inventory No: 0115363.