Mainie Jellett The Artist’s Vision (1958)
Book ID: 64466
Mainie Jellett The Artist’s Vision. Lectures and Essays on Art. Introduction by Albert Gleizes. Edited by Eileen MacCarville. Dundalgan Press, Dundalk, 1958. First Edition. Pp , 120. Red cloth boards, title lettered in gilt to spine, in publisher’s pictorial dust jacket. Jacket worn and chipped along upper margin, head of spine scuffed, front free endpaper pasted down, contents bright & clean.
Illustrated with eight colour plates and eleven in black & white.
A selection from the writings, lectures and essays of Manie Jellett, being a valuable contribution to the history of Cubism and of the revolution which that movement brought about in the arts.
Irish abstract & figure painter Manie Jellett (1897-1944) exhibited regularly at the Dublin Painter’s Gallery while also showing at several exhibitions in Paris during the 1920’s. She became a leader in the modern movement in Ireland and joined the avant-garde group of painters, the White Stag in 1940, regularly lecturing and exhibiting with them. Her works are in all the major Irish collections.