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Charles Keene. The Artists' Artist by  Lionel  Charles] LINDSAY - Signed First Edition - 1934 - from Rare Illustrated Books (SKU: 70)

Charles Keene. The Artists' Artist

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Charles Keene. The Artists' Artist

by [KEENE, Charles] LINDSAY, Lionel

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  • hardcover
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  • First
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London: Published by P. & D. Colnaghi, for the Author, 1934. Lionel Lindsay, the famous Australian artist and critic, greatly admired Keene, the illustrator and humorous artist best known for his drawings for Punch. Lindsay believed Keene was "a truly original character...he presents us with the unparalleled paradox of the most serious artist of his time - in all that pertained to his art - devoting his genius to the service of humour...". Tipped-in are two autograph letters from Lionel Lindsay to the Australian collector Harry Chaplin. Tipped-in also is an undated autograph letter by Keene himself with a sketch and a fragment of another autograph piece. First edition, and very scarce: only 130 copies were printed, all numbered and signed by the author. Folio, original quarter cloth, frontispiece portrait and 55 fine collotype plates, each with tissue guard. Aside from a little shelfwear, this is a fine bright copy, uncut in the original binding with a slightly torn and stained dust-jacket.

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Bookseller
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Bookseller Inventory #
70
Title
Charles Keene. The Artists' Artist
Author
[KEENE, Charles] LINDSAY, Lionel
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Published by P. & D. Colnaghi, for the Author
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1934
Bookseller catalogs
Art; Art Criticism; Painting; Monographs;

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