Artists At Curwen.




Tate Gallery.





Item Description

8vo. 7.5 x 9.5 inches. 167 pp. In pictorial card wrapper. Slight wear to extremities and browning of edges, but otherwise a very good copy. Illustrated by one unnumbered colour plate, by 32 black and white and colour plates and by text figures, including facsimiles. Decorated by title page vignette. Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Tate Gallery, 1977. It includes a list of the 340 exhibits including items and prints from the Curwen archive and from private lenders, in addition to a list of all the prints in the Curwen Studio gift. The Press was founded in 1863 and in the earlier part of the twentieth century, under the direction of Harold Curwen, and later Oliver Simon, was at the forefront of the design revolution in British printing, featuring such artists as Paul Nash, John Piper and Edward Bawden. Oliver Simon (1895-1956), printer and writer on typography joined the Curwen Press in the early twenties becoming its chairman in 1949.

[Stock No. 25947]

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