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Wallis, Alfred, 1855–1942

Alfred Wallis : paintings from St. Ives / with an introduction by George Melly.

Cambridge [England] : Kettle's Yard (University of Cambridge) in association with Redstone Press, 1990.
Physical Description:
1 booklet (17 p.), [3] leaves, [24] postcards : ill., facsims. ; in box 16 x 12 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N7433.4.W35 A44 1990
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"Paintings from St. Ives reproduces paintings and letters by the extraordinary primitivist Alfred Wallis (1855-1942), a semi-literate Cornish fisherman who began painting 'for company' when he was seventy, after the death of his wife. George Melly's sympathetic introduction outlines Wallis's life and provides a critical commentary on the work."--Reverse of box lid.
Includes reproductions of Wallis' paintings and facsimiles of letters sent by him to Jim Ede.
"Designed by Julian Rothenstein, postcards printed by Jackson, Wilson Ltd."--Colophon.
"The collection of Alfred Wallis paintings at Kettle's Yard was made by Jim Ede."--Colophon.
Subject Terms:
Artists' books -- Great Britain.
Jackson, Wilson Ltd. -- Printer.
St. Ives (Cornwall, England) -- In art.
Wallis, Alfred, 1855-1942.
Postcards -- 1990.
Melly, George, 1926-2007.
Rothenstein, Julian, 1948-
Ede, H. S. (Harold Stanley), 1895-
Redstone Press publisher.
Kettle's Yard Gallery, publisher.

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