Queer Saint. The cultured life of Peter Watson, who shook twentieth-century art and shocked high society

Queer Saint. The cultured life of Peter Watson, who shook twentieth-century art and shocked high society
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Queer Saint. The cultured life of Peter Watson, who shook twentieth-century art and shocked high societyQueer Saint. The cultured life of Peter Watson, who shook twentieth-century art and shocked high societyQueer Saint. The cultured life of Peter Watson, who shook twentieth-century art and shocked high society

Adrian Clark and Jeremy Dronfield.

John Blake Publishing. London. 2015. First edition, first printing. Hardback; black cloth-bound boards, dust jacket. 415 pages. 8 pages of black and white photographs. English. 240 x 160mm. 0.7kg. 9781754186005. Very good, in very good dust jacket; slight shelf wear, not price-clipped; slight yellowing to pages, light crinkling to front endpaper, light creasing to one leaf, light lean to spine.

The first biography of Peter Watson to be published. Queer Saint explores Watson's relationships with Cecil Beaton, Oliver Messel, Denham Fouts and Norman Fowler, his development as an art collector and patron, his involvement with Horizon magazine and the Institute of Contemporary Arts, and his untimely death. The initial print run of the book was small and copies are now hard to find.


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