With a foreword by bestselling novelist Ann Patchett, this facsimile edition of renowned British illustrator Lucy Dawson's 1936 collectible classic brings the work of this beloved artist back into print, with its range of delightful charcoal and chalk drawings of breeds accompanied by her keen and droll observations.
A preeminent British illustrator working in the 1930s and 1940s, Lucy "Mac" Dawson was famous for her pen, ink, oil, and pastel paintings and etchings of dogs which graced books, postcards, and even the Royal Family's Christmas card, which sported her portrait of their favorite Corgi, "Dookie."
Printed on an uncoated stock that simulates sketchbook paper, this reproduction of Dogs as I See Them is filled with Dawson's beautiful, endearing drawings of different breeds, accompanied by her handwritten notes and short, whimsical anecdotes that provide amusing insight into the personalities of her canine models and the experience of drawing each. Bestselling author, avid dog lover, and Lucy Dawson fan Ann Patchett introduces the collection with an illuminating essay on the artist and her work.
Charming and endearing, Dogs as I See Them is a remarkable collection sure to be treasured by dog lovers and art fans of all generations.
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|Size: ||18.9 MB|
|Publisher: ||Harper Design|
|Date published: || 2015|
|ISBN: ||9780062412898 (DRM-EPUB)|
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