Art Melanesien Somuk Hikot Tsumomok Tsimes Ketanon Exhibition Catalogue La Galerie De Missions Des Iles Paris 1951 limited to 2000 copies

O'Reilly, Patrick

$68.00

Place Published: b&w and colour illustrations
Edition: Limited Edition
Date Published: 1951
Illustrator: b&w and colour illustrations
Size: 8vo

Scarce catalogue for the exhibition of works by five Melanesian artists, but with primary focus on the art of Somuk, known as ‘the first modern artist of the Pacific’, who began working in the 1920’s with the help of Marist priest Father Patrick O’Reilly (who provides the text for the catalogue); La Galerie De Missions Des Iles Paris 1951 limited to 2000 copies; numerous full-page illustrations, with 2 in colour; the other artists are Hikot, Tsumomok, Tsimes, and Ketanon; small bookshop label to reverse side of rear cover, minor knock to foot of spine, wraps lightly rubbed, o.w. Very Good throughout.

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