The Purpose of Painting

The Purpose of Painting
 The Purpose of PaintingThe Purpose of Painting 

Lynton Lamb.

Oxford University Press & Humphrey Milford. London. 1936. First edition. Hardback; navy paper-covered boards, dust jacket. 40 pages. 6 hors-texte b&w illustrations. English. 195 x 135mm. 0.2kg. . Very good, in very good dust jacket; slight shelf wear to jacket, small 1cm tear at lower edge of front jacket with some creasing, slight browning to spine, not price-clipped; some spotting to page edges.

A 1936 essay on understanding modern painting. Lynton Lamb, himself an artist and illustrator, sets out to explain to the novice the developments in modern art and the significance of form. The intention is to be of assistance to 'those who find themselves perplexed by the difference between what they like and what experts consider to be good'.

Price :  £40.00