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Eileen Mayo: Art, Nature and Poetry

Eileen Mayo: Art, Nature and Poetry
  

Calling on the natural world around her for inspiration, Eileen Mayo's extraordinary skill with line, colour and composition made her one of Britain's foremost print artists in 1930s London, where she exhibited alongside the likes of Claude Flight, Sybil Andrews and Cyril Power. ... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781877375552
Published 1 February 2019
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Vangioni, Peter
Availability In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days

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ISBN-13 9781877375552
ISBN-10 1877375551
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher unlisted
Imprint Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu
Publication Date 1 February 2019
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Vangioni, Peter
Category Prints & Printmaking
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 88
Dimensions Width: 205mm
Height: 242mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 1,000g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Fine Arts / Art History
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 769.92
Catalogue Code 969352

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Calling on the natural world around her for inspiration, Eileen Mayo's extraordinary skill with line, colour and composition made her one of Britain's foremost print artists in 1930s London, where she exhibited alongside the likes of Claude Flight, Sybil Andrews and Cyril Power. Mayo left it all behind when, in 1953, she abandoned London for Sydney then Christchurch, each move generating a new body of work. This is the first substantial publication on Mayo, publishing for the first time many of her exquisite neo-romantic wood engravings, prints, designs and book illustrations that continue to enthral and delight audiences.

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