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Shirley Smith, Richard

Richard Shirley Smith : the paintings & collages 1957 to 2000 / with a preface by Roy Strong.

London : John Murray, in association with Studio House, 2002.
Physical Description:
148 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. ports. ; 30 cm.
Reference Library
NJ18 Sm675 A12 2002 (LC)
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
MSS 17 Moss no. 28
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Roger W. Moss
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"Limited edition of 140 copies signed and numbered by Shirley Smith ... Contained in a chemise are two wood engravings dating to 1961 signed and numbered by Shirley Smith: 'A Winter Night' and 'The Dark Tower,' both of which were first published in A Point of Departure by Joyce Finzi [Bain nos. 13 and 23]."--Moss.
Moss, R.W. Richard Shirley Smith, 28
Bain, I. Wood engravings of Richard Shirley Smith, 13, 23
BAC: British Art Center copy no. 82 of 140, signed and numbered by author. Bound in original quarter gray cloth and illustrated boards, in gray cloth-covered slipcase. Three items laid in: color prospectus for the publication; limited edition order form; and special pre-publication order form with note on verso to Roger W. Moss from Shirley Smith concerning the satisfactory reproduction of two acrylic paintings (from the collection of Roger W. Moss).
BAC: From the Roger W. Moss Collection of manuscript, original art and printed material by and about Richard Shirley Smith.
Subject Terms:
Collage -- Great Britain.
John Murray -- Publisher.
Painting -- Great Britain.
Shirley Smith, Richard.
Studio House -- Publisher.
Wood engravings -- 2002.
Strong, Roy C.
Shuckburgh, Evelyn, 1909-
Saunders, Linda.
Brett, Simon, 1943-
Lowe, Ian.
Leder, Carolyn.
Moss, Roger W., 1940- former owner.
Studio House (Firm)

  • Preface / by Roy Strong
  • Introduction / by Richard Shirley Smith
  • I. Collage
  • II. Pulcinella & The Commedia dell'Arte
  • III. Theatrical figures & architecture
  • IV. Surrealist influence
  • V. Objects on the sand
  • VI. Domestic still life
  • VII. Classical fragments
  • Various Essays: David Jones / by Richard Shirley Smith
  • A painted clavichord / by Sir Evelyn Shuckburgh
  • The painter as wood engraver / by Linda Saunders
  • Review of the Ashmolean retrospective / by Simon Brett
  • Still life with marble foot / by Ian Lowe
  • Archaeological fragments / by Carolyn Leder
  • Disasters of a decorator / by Richard Shirley Smith
  • Appendix: List of main exhibitions
  • List of trompe-l'oeil mural decorations
  • List of main illustrated books
  • Illustrated periodical and newspaper articles
  • Illustrated sections in reference books
  • Chronology
  • Catalogue of framed works and three-dimensional objects.