This collection of Bacon's English writings includes all of the major literary works on which his reputation rests: "The Advancement of Learning", the "Essays" (in their first and final versions), and "The New Atlantis". It also includes 16 works not reprinted for over a century, which show Bacon's remarkable abilities in politics, law, theology and poetry. The selections are annotated in detail, with particular emphasis placed on explaining Bacon's language.
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Fiercely independent of any syle, Bacon is considered by many to be the greatest living British artist. He creates harrowing portraits and personal visions, frequently distorting recognizable images. 87 illustrations, 75 in color.About the Author:
Sam Hunter, Emeritus Professor of Art at Princeton University is a leading critic of contemporary art. An active curator, he has organized over 50 exhibitions.
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Book Description H.N. Abrams, 1975. Book Condition: Good. 1st US Ed.. N/A. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP71885382
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Book Description H.N. Abrams, New York, 1975. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. First Edition. University library withdrawl with lots of character: the caramel cloth has numerous paint splotches that look to have come from an artist's palette; heavy book with hinges loosening; contents are bright and unmarked, with folded paintings throughout. ; 1.2 x 12.3 x 10.5 Inches; 180 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 27149