James Orrock, R. I. Painter, Connoisseur, Collector: Byron Webber James Orrock, R. I. Painter, Connoisseur, Collector: Byron Webber James Orrock, R. I. Painter, Connoisseur, Collector: Byron Webber James Orrock, R. I. Painter, Connoisseur, Collector: Byron Webber

James Orrock, R. I. Painter, Connoisseur, Collector

Byron Webber

Published by London - Chatto and Windus, 1903
Condition: VERY GOOD INDEED Hardcover
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An insightful biographical work, exploring the work and life of James Orrock. Limited edition, only five-hundred copies printed of which this is number four-hundred and seventy-eight. Featuring eighty-eight plates. James Orrock was a prominent Scottish collector of art and oriental ceramics, illustrator and landscape watercolourist. He was the son of an Edinburgh dentist and was educated in medicine, surgery, and dentistry at Edinburgh University, after which he practised as a dentist in Nottingham. Orrock studied painting under James Ferguson, William L. Leitch, and John Burgess, later enrolling at the Nottingham School of Design. He settled in London by 1866, becoming an associate of the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours in 1871, exhibiting at the Royal Scottish Academy and Royal Academy. Volume one of the original two. Condition: In original cloth binding, with smart gilt design. Externally, sound, with very light marks to the boards and spine. Internally, firmly bound, bright and generally clean, aside from some spotting to the first and last pages. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED. Bookseller Inventory # 027740

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Title: James Orrock, R. I. Painter, Connoisseur, ...

Publisher: London - Chatto and Windus

Publication Date: 1903

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:VERY GOOD INDEED

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