Lucie Rie: A Survey of Her Life and Work



Lucie Rie: A Survey of Her Life and Work . 4to. 92 pages of text. Bound in grey cloth with dust wrapper. Edited by Jon Houston and with photographs by David Cripps. With contributions by Victor Margrie, Dorris U. Kuyken-Schneider, David Queensbury, and Janet Leach. INSCRIBED BY LUCIE RIE To David with love from Lucie Rie The price-clipped dustjacket has minor shelfwear and is sunned on the spine. The text is clean and unmarked. Includes some ephemera photocopy of newspaper article by Paula Davies Pottery creating a stir in the art world Daily Telegraph 1985; A large Folded Flyer listing 255 items of her work exhibited the V & A regarding an exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum with the invitation to the private view of the opening of the exhibition and; private View card for the exhibition The Life and work of Dame Lucie Rie 1902-1995 at the Victoria and Albert Museum 19th June 1995; Daily Telegraph newspaper cutting Lucie Rie s austere art of elegance’ by Elizabeth Williamson 1982; The Times Birthday Today Lucie Rie, 16.3.82 .Size 25 x 19cm (9.75 x 7.75 inches)

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Provenance. David Coachworth .

David Coachworth joined the Victoria and Albert Department of Circulation in the late 1950 s as a museum assistant. In the early 1970 s he was involved in numerous exhibitions including International Ceramics which was exhibited in 1972. It seems likely that his friendship with Lucie Rie developed during their collaboration with the exhibition

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Publisher: Crafts Council
Signed: No
Date: 1981
Place: London
Book ID: 60001948

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