Crafts For Children; Masterpieces of Figure Painting; 20th Century Ceramics


Crafts For Children; Masterpieces of Figure Painting; 20th Century Ceramics

TOMLINSON, R. R.; NEWTON, Eric; FORSYTH, Gordon; HOLME, C. G. (ed.)

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First book attempts to define "crafts," covers craft teaching in Britain and other lands, principles, methods, etc. Second book includes such topics as: the meaning of figure painting, clothing discarded, Venice, Classic and Baroque, France, Spain, Holland, Rococo, Neo-Classic, Romantic, decline of figure painting. Third section on ceramics likely of most interest here. Its subtitle: "An International Survey of the Best Work Produced by Modern Craftsmen, Artists and Manufacturers." It discusses the place of pottery among the industries, principles underling shapes and design, technical aspects, earthenware, stoneware, porcelain, clay, firing, mass-production, working conditions, index to manufacturers.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: The Studio
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1935-1936
  • Place Published: London/New York
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    3 Studio publications bound in one volume. 120, 32 (+ plates), 128 p. 29 cm. First part has over 100 illustrations, 8 of which are in colour. Second section has 20 pasted-in colour plates. Third section has 231 illustrations, 8 in colour. Quarter leather with blue cloth boards. Faded spine with label residue reads "Crafts For Children, Etc." Mylar wrapper has spine label listing the three titles (removed in photo). Spot on Contents page in first section. Second section has spot on half-title and tear in bottom of last page. Third has ink mark on half-title and small red mark on title page.

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