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John Piper and the Church

£38.00

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64 pp, paperback... in near-mint condition, with no discernible shelf wear. Binding is tight and square, pages are clean and bright. High quality colour plates throughout. Catalogue produced to accompany the exhibition "John Piper and the Church" at Dorchester Abbey, April-June 2012, a celebration of HM The Queen's Diamond Jubilee by the Friends of Dorchester Abbey.
"John Egerton Christmas Piper (1903-1992) was an English painter, printmaker and designer of stained-glass windows and both opera and theatre sets. His work often focused on the British landscape, especially churches and monuments, and included tapestry designs, book jackets, screen-prints, photography, fabrics and ceramics. He was educated at Epsom College and trained at the Richmond School of Art followed by the Royal College of Art in London. He turned from abstraction early in his career, concentrating on a more naturalistic but distinctive approach, but often worked in several different styles throughout his career. He was an official war artist in World War II and his war-time depictions of bomb damaged churches and landmarks, most notably those of Coventry Cathedral, made Piper a household name and led to his work being acquired by several public collections. Piper collaborated with many others, including the poets John Betjeman and Geoffrey Grigson on the Shell Guides, and with the potter Geoffrey Eastop and the artist Ben Nicholson. In his later years he produced many limited-edition prints..." (quoted from Wikipedia)

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Author(s):
Patricia Jordan Evans & Joanna Cartwright (editors)
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
21cm x 20cm
Edition:
First/sole edition
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9780957145900
Number of pages:
64
Publisher:
The Friends of Dorchester Abbey
Title:
John Piper and the Church

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64 pp, paperback... in near-mint condition, with no discernible shelf wear. Binding is tight and square, pages are clean and bright. High quality colour plates throughout. Catalogue produced to accompany the exhibition "John Piper and the Church" at Dorchester Abbey, April-June 2012, a celebration of HM The Queen's Diamond Jubilee by the Friends of Dorchester Abbey.
"John Egerton Christmas Piper (1903-1992) was an English painter, printmaker and designer of stained-glass windows and both opera and theatre sets. His work often focused on the British landscape, especially churches and monuments, and included tapestry designs, book jackets, screen-prints, photography, fabrics and ceramics. He was educated at Epsom College and trained at the Richmond School of Art followed by the Royal College of Art in London. He turned from abstraction early in his career, concentrating on a more naturalistic but distinctive approach, but often worked in several different styles throughout his career. He was an official war artist in World War II and his war-time depictions of bomb damaged churches and landmarks, most notably those of Coventry Cathedral, made Piper a household name and led to his work being acquired by several public collections. Piper collaborated with many others, including the poets John Betjeman and Geoffrey Grigson on the Shell Guides, and with the potter Geoffrey Eastop and the artist Ben Nicholson. In his later years he produced many limited-edition prints..." (quoted from Wikipedia)

Author(s):
Patricia Jordan Evans & Joanna Cartwright (editors)
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
21cm x 20cm
Edition:
First/sole edition
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9780957145900
Number of pages:
64
Publisher:
The Friends of Dorchester Abbey
Title:
John Piper and the Church

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