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Author Name    Checkland, Sarah Jane

Title   Ben Nicholson

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Fair

Jacket Condition   Fair

Type   Book

Size   8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

Publisher   London John Murray 2000

ISBN Number    071955456X / 9780719554568

Seller ID   002356

Grey hardcover with titles in silver on spine. Condition: Fair, boards have light damp marks to bottom inch, not affecting text. Endpapers lightly soiled. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Top right corner of approx 20 pages lightly creased. Dustjacket condition: Generally lightly shelfworn, with a couple of small tears to rear of jacket, at the top. Not price-clipped. 486pp. 38 b/w illustrations. Good reading copy. The first biography of Ben Nicholson (1894-1982), leading light of the British modern movement. Instrumental in forging a bridge between retrograde London and members of the Paris avant-garde in the thirties, including Georges Braque, Piet Mondrian, Naum Gabo and Kandinsky, married to Winifred Nicholson and Barbara Hepworth and virtual artist king of the Cornish fishing town of St.Ives, Sarah Jane Checkland provides a fasincating account not only of Nicholson's life but also of his friendships - and feuds - with many of the biggest names in twentieth century art. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

Price = 45.00 GBP

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