Landford Grove Paintings. January 8 to 29, 1938. Zwemmer Gallery, London.

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8vo. Original paper covers. Landford Grove Paintings. January 8 to 29, 1938. Zwemmer Gallery, London. Foreward By Raymond Mortimer. 7 mounted plates, critical texts. 178 item catalogue. Lacks upper cover, thumbed and frayed.The exhibition of paintings and drawings by over thirty girls of Langford Grove School, Essex, at the Zwemmer Gallery, caused a minor sensation in the art world of London early this year. The exhibitors were all between nine and sixteen years of age, and one could not but be impressed by the quality of their work. There was a general high level of accomplishment and taste, the pictures had the charm of youthful vivacity, they were unusually colourful, delicately colourful not coarsely; they revealed an element of spontaneity and adequate technical mastery to realise it. There are not so many adult painters exhibiting in London of whom as much might be said.It is here one comes up against t

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Publisher: Zwemmer Gallery.
Format: Paperback
Date: 1938
Place: London
Edition: First edition
Book ID: 024541

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