The Work of Walter Crane. 2 chromolithographic plates, 1 photogravure plate, 5 tipped-in chromolithographs, numerous b&w inset illus.
A visually appealing installment of the publisher's annual Easter Publication, devoted to the art of Walter Crane. Crane, a student of William Morris, became a greatly celebrated artist within the Arts and Crafts movement. His most notable work is found in the pages of the many children's books he illustrated.Among his other projects was a series of posters he designed in support of the Haymarket Defendants (Crane shared Morris's leftist politics). Herein Crane provides a detailed examination of his own work and provides insight into the thoughts and processes behind several of his illustrations.
CONDITION; Good, moderate wear, front hinge slack, portion of front paste-down worn through where old ownership inscription was erased, light discoloration to endpapers. Terms and Conditions All of the items we offer are guaranteed to be as described. We do not sell facsimiles or reproductions, and strive to be as accurate as possible in dating the items offered. Please see our other listings for a fine selection of books, prints, photographs, paper, and art! The item "The Work of Walter Crane with Notes by the Artist 1898 Arts and Crafts Ill" is in sale since Monday, May 5, 2014.This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "distantdeeps" and is located in Bath, Maine. This item can be shipped worldwide.