Art

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    Burnett, Ricky (pictures), and Richard Beynon (text) – Resurrection Cycles & On Skin

    (Stellenbosch: Stellenbosch Modern and Contemporary Art Gallery, 2009) 199 x 199 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. 28; colour portfolio of the artist’s work with interpretive essay. Fine condition. Ricky Burnett was born in Birmingham England in 1949. He has spent most of his life in South Africa with occasional lengthy sojourns in both the U.K. […]

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    Cahn, Joseph M. – The Teenie Weenies Book. The Life and Art of William Donahey

    (La Jolla, The Green Tiger Press, 1986) Small 4to; laminated pictorial boards; very slightly bumped at lower extremities; pictorial endpapers; laminated pictorial dustwrapper top edge of which a little creased; pp. 128 including index. Numerous colour plates and lines drawings. Very good condition. The Teenie Weenies Book includes a biography of the artist/writer an essay […]

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    Constable, W.G. – The painter’s workshop

    (London, Oxford University Press, 1954) Royal octavo pictorial dustwrapper a little soiled and price-clipped original cloth pp. xiii + 148 + plates. Name erased from front free endpaper top edge slightly dust-stained. ‘Though the fact may not yet be widely recognized the layman’s enjoyment of paintings is increased in proportion to the scope of his […]

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    Cooper, Douglas – The Work of Graham Sutherland

    (London: Lund Humphries, 1962) 4to; original pictorial papered boards; pp. (x) + 97 incl. index; 15 full-colour plates; 174 plates in monochrome leaves printed recto and verso. Trace of sunning to boards and edges. Near fine condition. Graham Sutherland is the most distinguished and the most original English artist of the mid-20th century. … During […]

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    Crocquet, Pierre – On Africa Time

    (Cape Town: Bell-Roberts, 2003) Signed by the photographer on the title page. 4to; laminated pictorial boards and laminated pictorial dustwrapper housed in protector; unpaginated: 62 full-page captioned monochrome photographs several of which also have commentary by the photographer. Near fine condition. A beautiful book celebrating outstanding moments from the photographer’s travels throughout the ‘Bright Continent’. […]

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    Crump, Alan, and Raymund van Niekerk (text), and Geoffrey Grundlingh (photographs) – Public Sculpture & Reliefs – Cape Town

    (Cape Town: Clifton Publications, 1988) 4to; original white boards with black lettering to spine and upper cover; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 71; full-colour photographs; plans; map. Dustwrapper slightly sunned on spine panel with trace of foxing to reverse; earlier owner’s name signed on front free endpaper; trace of foxing to edges. Very good condition. Public […]

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    de Villiers, Simon A. – Otto Landsberg 1803-1905: 19th Century South African Artist

    (Cape Town: Struik, 1974) 4to; original brown boards; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 120 incl. index; frontis. portrait; reproductions of the artist’s works in colour and monochrome: picture on recto and accompanying text on facing verso. Dustwrapper slightly edgeworn with some discreet archival tape reinforcement to reverse of edges; earlier owner’s name on front pastedown; old […]

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    Duffey, Alex, with Gerard de Kamper and Daniel Mosako (text) – Anton van Wouw (1862 – 1945)

    (Pretoria: University of Pretoria, 2010) 200 x 200 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. 80; full-colour photographs with descriptive and explanatory text. As new. The essential guide to the doyen of South African sculptors. An eye-catching presentation. This Anton van Wouw (1862-1945) retrospective exhibition aims to bring together for the first time not only the most […]

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    Duke of Orleans – Engraved portrait of the Duke of Orleans. Engraved by S.W. Reynolds, after an original by Sir Joshua Reynolds.

    (no date) Mezzotint [?]. Proof impression. Surface measures approx. 480 x 320 mm. Plate-mark is approx. 210 x 160 mm. Slight marginal fraying light surface dusting slight foxing. Reynolds (1723 – 1792) was the foremost portraitist of his day. He is credited with more than 2000 portraits.

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    Engstrom, Albert – Anders Zorn

    (Stockholm: Albert Bonniers, 1942) 4to; original half cloth with papered sides; titled in gilt on spine and upper cover; no dustwrapper; pp. 95; reproductions of the artist’s work in colour and monochrome. Extremities rubbed; penned Z” to tail of spine; code and label remnants to front endpaper; browned throughout with some foxing. Good. Swedish text. […]

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    Ernst, J. – Anton van Wouw

    (Vanderbijlpark: Corals Publishers, 2006) 168 x 220 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. 128; profusely illustrated. Afrikaans text. As new. Biography of the Afrikaner sculptor whose iconic creations are closely connected with the group identity of his people. Die kalmte waardigheid en stille krag in sy werk is treffend. Selfs waar hy lyding uitbeeld soos in […]

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    Ettinghausen, Richard – Treasures of Asia: Arab Painting

    (London: Macmillan London / Skira, 1977) 4to; original pale yellow boards with lettering to spine; pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 208 + (iii); full-colour illustrations in text; maps. Dustwrapper very slightly rubbed and edgeworn; gift inscription to front free endpaper; a little light foxing to edges and endpapers. Very good condition. The first reaction of many who […]

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