60 Paintings for ’51 (1951) (Gerald Wilde Litho Cover)

Artist(s): Francis Bacon et al
Author(s): Philip James
Format: paperback
Edition: First Edition
Year published: 1951
Publisher: The Arts Council
Total Pages: Unpaginated
Illustrations: 53 in black and white


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Catalogue for The Arts Council’s Sixty Paintings for ’51 with an original lithographic cover by Gerald Wilde. The Arts Council invited twelve sculptors and sixty artists to paint a large work, not less than 45 by 60 inches on a subject of their choice. The resultant artworks included:

  • Francis Bacon’s “Painting.”
  • Lucian Freud’s “Interior at Paddington.”
  • Vanessa Bell’s “The Garden Room.”
  • Prunella Clough’s “Lowestoft Harbour.”
  • L.S. Lowry’s “Industrial Landscape, River Scene.”
  • Peter Lanyon’s “Porthleven.”
  • William Gear’s “Autumn Landscape.”
  • Ivon Hitchens’s  “Aquarian Nativity.”
  • Patrick Heron’s “Christmas Eve.”
  • John Nash’s “Afon Craseor, North Wales.”
  • William Scott’s “Still Life.”
  • Victor Pasmore’s “The Snowstorm; Spiral Motif in Black and White

Condition: very good.


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