Gaudier-Brzeska: Artist and Myth (Roger Cole)

Gaudier-Brzeska: Artist and Myth (Roger Cole) soon to be presented for sale on the outstanding BookLovers of Bath web site!

Published: Bristol: Sansom & Company, 1995, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Contains: Black & white photographs; Facsimiles; Black & white plates; Black & white drawings; Appendix;

From the cover: Eighty years after his tragic death in the First World War, the young French sculptor, Henri Gaudier-Brzeska, remains an enigmatic figure, personified in popular myth as The Savage Messiah. In this new biography, Roger Cole uses previously unpublished material to show how our perceptions of Gaudiers brief life were moulded and to throw new light on his ambiguous relationship with Sophie Brzeska, the Polish woman he chanced to meet while studying in a Paris library.

He outlines Gaudiers c…

Very Good in Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper sunned at the spine. Text complete, clean and tight.

Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [VII] 263 pages. Index. 9½” x 6¼”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I charm you with my array of books shown in my Biography catalogue?

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