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The Enchanted World of Jessie M. King

£75.00

ISBN: 9780862412357
Artist(s): Jessie King
Author(s): Colin White
Format: hardback
Year published: 1989
Publisher: Canongate
Total Pages: 164
Illustrations: Illustrated throughout in b&w and some colour

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This is the first major book to have been published on the life and work of Jessie M. King, one of the most important illustrators of the 20th century. She studied at the Glasgow School of Art and belonged to the movement that has come to be known as ‘The Glasgow Style’

This book presents a survey of her childhood in a Scottish manse, her years in the exciting world of Glasgow Art Nouveau around the turn of the century, of her marriage to the painter E. A. Taylor and their life in Paris at the time of the First World War, and of their new post-war world centered on their home, The Greengate in Kirkcudbright.

This book is in good out of print condition.

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