Adams, Brian PORTRAIT OF AN ARTIST: A Biography of William Dobell
Richmond, Victoria, Australia Hutchinson 1983 009148040X / 9780091480400 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Good+ Good +
332pp., unpaginated colour-art plates throughout. Intext, candid and b/w art halftone plates. Book clean, square. Spine firm., gilt title there-on. Front free endpaper excised, small splash spot on block edge, otherwise leaves clean. Nominal shelfwear and bump on backstrip. Art-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket edgeworn, closed tears and creases. Tiny stain on foot of rear panel. The biography of Australian art icon, Sir William Dobell, b. 24 September 1899, Newcastle, N.S.W., d. 14 May 1970, Wangi, N.S.W. His prizes, awards and exhibition list cover several pages, but include three highly prestigious Archibald Prizes for Portraiture . . . Contents include: Prelims., 12 chapters, Postscript, Chapter notes, Prizes & Exhibitions, Dobell paintings in Australian Public Collections, Biblio., Index. Book weight approx. 1250g. [1.25KG.] * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.