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ORPEN: MIRROR TO AN AGE

by Bruce Arnold

Illustrated by William Orpen

Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st. 1981

Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper. William Orpen was the last of the great society portrait painters, succeeding Sargent and becoming, in his turn, the most successful artist of his day. Throughout the 1920s Orpen dominated the social scene, far more famous than his wealthy and illustrious sitters. Dark brown cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations and a few colour.

Boards clean and bright. Large bookplate to front pastedown. Text block lightly browned. Else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine.

ISBN: 0224015818
Stock no. 1822213

 

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