Twelve Irish Artists. Limited Edition Issue (1940)
Author: Thomas Bodkin
Book ID: 66172
Twelve Irish Artists. Dublin: Waddington, 1940. First Edition, Limited Issue. Printed at the Sign of the Three Candles, Dublin. Introduction by Thomas Bodkin. Large folio. Original quarter leather linen boards, leather title label within sunken panel to upper board. Light shelf-wear to covers, contents in fine bright condition.
Number 26 of a Limited Edition of 125 Numbered Copies, Signed by Colm O’Lochlain. Additionally Signed by Harry Kernoff on the title page & at his contribution ‘Naylor’s Cove, Bray.’
Twelve colour prints by J. Humbert Craig (Coming From Mass); William Conor(The Low-Backed Car); Grace Henry (The Top of the Hill); Paul Henry (Old People Watching A Dance); Sean Keating (title in Gaelic translated as Half Flood); Harry Kernoff (Naylor’s Cove, Bray); Charles V. Lamb (Hearing the News); Maurice MacGonigal (title in Gaelic trans. By the Sea); Frank McKelvey (On the Lagan); Dermod O’Brien (Scuffling the Mangolds); Sean O’Sullivan (William Butler Yeats); Leo Whelan (A Kerry Cobbler).
A scarce and highly collectible volume profiling twelve of Waddington’s best-selling artists with a short biography of each accompanied by an illustration of their work.