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David Croal Thomspon
1919-38 BARBIZON HOUSE An Illustrated Record & 1924 Frank Brangwyn Exhib Record
London, England: Barbizon House, 1919. A scarce complete collection with inked dedications from the author/art dealer David Croul Thomson and his son in overall very good and clean condition. Edges on some copies frayed, interiors free of creases, folds, missing pages and remarkably only light scattered spotting to a few copies. Well preserved. Please see images and description. An extremely rare complete collection of Barbizon House: An Illustrated Record 1919-38, including illustrations and cover by Frank Brangwyn, together with Exhibition of Paintings, Drawings and Etchings by Frank Brangwyn R.A. 1924, Barbizon House, London Barbizon House: an illustrated record was published annually by art dealers David Croal Thomson (1855-1930) and his son, Lockett Thomson from their gallery in London. David Thompson was an Edinburgh-born art dealer and critic, based mainly in London. He was a director of the Goupil Gallery, founder of the art firm Barbizon House and editor of the Art Journal from 1892 to 1902. He made a major contribution to the appreciation of French art in Britain during the latter part of the nineteenth century, organising important exhibitions of works by Corot, Daubigny and also Whistler. The publication was issued from 1919 onwards and priced at 1 guinea. Each volume was published in a limited edition of 500 copies. It was designed to record the pictures, drawings and bronzes that passed through Barbizon House each year. From 1925 onwards, the artist Sir Frank Brangwyn (one of Thomson's stable of artists) produced a unique modernist design each year to grace th … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: antiquemagnifique [London, United Kingdom]
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