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Catalogue 43 Architecture, Art And Photography #4916/3

Eglington (Charles)

MAUD SUMNER

Published: Cape Town, No date (1967)

Stock Number: #4916/3

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48 pages, folio (375 x 270 mm), numerous colour and black & white plates and illustrations, brown cloth, a very good copy in frayed and rubbed dust jacket which is now preserved in a protector

Editor's Note: This is the first extended study of Miss Sumners' work. A particularly interesting aspect of the book is its contention that Maud Sumner is a religious painter of quite unusual eminence. The author of the text, Charles Eglington, is well known chiefly as a poet and a writer on art and literature. His friendship with Maud Sumner as well as his knowledge of her work places him in a strong position as the writer of the first critical-biographical study of her as an artist