Confessions of an Old Jewish Painter

Confessions of an Old Jewish Painter
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R. B. Kitaj. Preface by David Hockney. Edited and with an epilogue by Eckhart J. Gillen.

Munich. Schirmer/Mosel. 2017. First edition. Simultaneously published in English and German. Green cloth-bound hardback, dust jacket. 400 pages. 212 illustrations in colour and b&w. 240 x 165mm (9 x 6"). kg. 9783829608138. Fine.

Published here for the first time, the manuscript for Kitaj's autobiography was discovered after his death in 2007. Kitaj gives a fascinating account of his life as an artist - his Jewish heritage, his upbringing in Ohio, life in London as part of the 'School of London', his return to America and the death of his wife Susan.