Michael Cardew - A Portrait

By: Clark, Garth

Price: £30.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Good


Dark green hardcover with title in red on spine. Condition: Good, with some light foxing/age-spotting to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Some foxing to a few of the illustrations. Dustjacket condition: Fair to good, generally lightly shelfworn with a couple of small nicks to rear cover of jacket. Not price-clipped. 228pp. 24 colour plates, 58 duotone plates of pots, 59 monochrome text photos. Michael Cardew (1901-1983) was Bernard Leach's first pupil. He arrived at St.Ives in 1923, just when Hamada was preparing to return to Japan. After three years apprenticeship with Leach he went to Winchcombe, Gloucestershire, later to Africa and then back to Wenford Bridge pottery in Cornwall. The book includes an essay entitled "The Fatal Impact" by Cardew.

Title: Michael Cardew - A Portrait

Author Name: Clark, Garth

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

Publisher: London and Boston, Faber and Faber: 1978

ISBN Number: 0571113052

ISBN Number 13: 9780571113057

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: Good

Type: Book

Size: 4to - over 9 - 12" tall

Seller ID: 006868

Keywords: michael cardew, Bernard leach, shoji hamada,