Ben Nicholson

By: Checkland, Sarah Jane

Price: £45.00

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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 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Title: Ben Nicholson

Author Name: Checkland, Sarah Jane

Categories: British Art (20th/21st Century),

Publisher: London, John Murray: 2000

ISBN Number: 071955456X

ISBN Number 13: 9780719554568

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fair

Jacket Condition: Fair

Type: Book

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 002356

Keywords: HEPWORTH ST.IVES PATRICK HERON ALFRED WALLIS,