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NEVISON (C. R. W.). Modern War Paintings by C. R. W. Nevinson. With an Essay by P. G. Konody.1917

London: Grant Richards Limited, First edition, 4to (293 x225 mm), 79pp., coloured frontispiece with tissue guard, signed beneath by Nevinson in pencil, 24 monochrome plates, orig. publisher's green cloth-backed boards, lightly rubbed, printed label to spine and upper cover. Christopher Richard Wynne Nevinson (1889-1946), "was a modern artist depicting a modern war. In the paintings reproduced here we can see Nevinson switching between the Futurist style which he practised before World War One, and a more naturalistic, journalistic approach that developed as the reality of war challenged Futurism's ideals."—British Library website.

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