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Author Name    Herwitz, Daniel

Title   Husain: Drawing, Painting, Water Colour, Graphic, Sculpture, Architecture, Photography, Tapestry

Binding   Decorative Boards

Book Condition   Near Fine

Jacket Condition   Very Good Plus

Edition   First Edition

Size   Folio - over 12" - 15" tall

Publisher   Bombay, India Tata Steel 1988

ISBN Number    9110976108 / 9789110976108

Illustrator   Husain, Maqbool

Seller ID   007601

Stated first edition, March 1988. This art book was conceived of and designed by the artist himself. With a foreword by Russi Mody and with his signature, presumably in facsimile. Processing of plates and illustrations by Comart Lithographers Pvt. Ltd. Heavy-duty boards bound in black cloth, with gilt-stamped design to the front board and gilt-stamped lettering to the spine. Oblong 12 x 14 inches. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. Text block firmly bound in. Amusing pictorial FEPs opposite the pastedowns. With 29 numbered pages of text, followed by hundreds of pages of plates. This book abounds with full-page, full-color images. Also present are some B&W images. An exceptionally clean copy, and rather tight. Gently read. The full-pictorial dust jacket is unclipped. DJ with very light rubbing. The DJ in a Mylar DJ protector. With the original medium-duty slipcase., the slipcase somewhat age-faded and with rubbing here and there. A Near Fine copy in a Very Good Plus DJ in a Very Good Minus slipcase. In the artist's words, "Time frame of these works is 1928 to 1988. 60 years. The painter is still at it. In 'art' there is no such thing as evolution. Aesthetic experience at the age of 11 is as vital as at 70. Thus these works are not dated. As this publication is not a reference book, no dimension is given below each work. A work of art is to be experienced in toto in its given format. You turn pages of images. You choose passages of colours."

Price = 395.00 USD


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