Erte :: Charles Spencer

Erte :: Charles Spencer soon to be presented for sale on the stupendous BookLovers of Bath web site!

London: Studio Vista, 1970, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Includes: Colour plates; Black & white plates;

From the cover: In the autumn of 1967 both London and New York staged exceptionally successful one-man shows for an artist whose name had either been forgotten, or indeed had never been known by the general public. When it became apparent that the pictures were selling with astonishing rapidity it was asked, who is Erte? Which person or persons hides behind this strangely anonymous name? Why, until then, had it not been possible to see, let alone buy, any of those exquisite, delicate fantasies, executed with such skill and artistry?

This book attempts to answer these questions; it suggests that one of the most likely reasons for his obscurity is that Eries…

Very Good in Poor Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper worn at the edges, frayed at the spine ends with a chip to the top corner of the upper panel. A little age-toning to the edges of the text block. The contents complete, clean and tight.

Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. (ix) 198 pages. Index. Bibliography. 11¾” x 8½”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I beguile you with my offerings from my intriguing Art Individual Artists catalogue?


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