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A Day in St Ives
by Sue Lewington
7.99

ISBN: 978 185022 243 9
154x110 - 72 pages

This collection of 70 sketches was drawn in August 2005. Sue records the life of St Ives from before dawn to midnight: a lovely book.

Full colour illustrations.

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Edwin Harris 1855-1906
by Roger Langley
4.99

ISBN: 978 185022 221 7
210 X 200mm - 48 pages

REDUCED!  40 full colour illustrations

Edwin Harris’s central placing in the group photographs of 1884 confirms his key role in the early development of the Newlyn School. His most prominent works are sizeable genre paintings, some infused with the sense of hardship and loss which was so often at the heart of his friend Langley’s work, and others much more light-hearted, even comical. While these works are very successful and excellent examples of their type, what singles Harris out among his fellow Newlyners is his exceptional skill in portraiture. The shimmering, virtuoso square-brush painting employed to produce these poignant portraits of characterful models result in works of jewel-like quality; despite their tiny size and the anonymity of the models, they have a powerful magnetism and reward many hours of gazing.

Roger Langley’s meticulous research gives a fascinating glimpse into the life of this artist – one of the Newlyn School’s most important painters. Introduction by Alison Bevan, Director Penlee House Gallery and Museum, Penzance.


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Jack Pender - a tribute
by Frank Ruhrmund
4.99

ISBN: 978 185022 220 0
210 x 200mm - 48 pages

REDUCED!  To coincide with the first ever major retrospective exhibition of one of West Cornwall’s native talents Jack Pender Truran Books are delighted to announce publication of a book to accompany the exhibition. 

It is written by Frank Ruhrmund a lifelong friend of the artist and a much respected art critic with an introduction by Alison Bevan, Director of Penlee House Gallery and Museum, Penzance.

40 full colour illustrations.