By: McConkey, Kenneth
England, Antique Collectors’ Club Ltd: 1990
Seller ID: 004550
Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket
This beautiful book is bound in deep blue cloth with gold lettering on the front and spine, and a beautiful painting on the endpapers. The jacket has minor shelfwear (slight bending) at the top and bottom. The period this book covers was a key century in the history of Irish art due to a growing demand for independence in Ireland in the late 19th century. While artists were creating a new national imagery, Irish literature was coming from W. B. Yeats, J. M. Synge, James Joyce and Samuel Beckett. The first part of this book is an introduction tracing the influences and trends affecting young Ir... View More...