Evelyn Dunbar: The lost works (paperback)

Evelyn Dunbar: The lost works (paperback)

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Illustrated large paperback documenting Evelyn Dunbar’s artistic career. In January 2013, Dunbar’s painting ‘Autumn and the Poet’ (1960) appeared on the BBC Antiques Roadshow, leading Ro Dunbar, a relative of the artist, to explore the extraordinary hoard of over 500 paintings, drawings and studies hidden in the attic of her Kent home.

The unrecorded works were identified with the help of the artist’s nephew Christopher Campbell-Howes, who had been tracking contents of the ‘lost studio’ - dismantled in its entirety after Dunbar’s death in 1960 - for over 20 years. The discovery doubled the known body of Dunbar’s work overnight.

The book highlights a selection of these unrecorded works and examines them in the context of Dunbar’s life and work as a whole.

About the Author: Born in Stafford in 1965, Paul Liss is a fine art dealer and exhibition organiser. He joined Sotheby’s as a Bursary student prior to working for Hazlitt, Gooden & Fox. He has created numerous catalogues/exhibitions such as Stanley Lewis (Cecil Higgens, 2010), Alan Sorrell (John Soane Museum, 2013) Evelyn Dunbar (Pallant House, 2015), WWI and WWII (Morley Gallery London, 2014 and 2016). He founded Liss Llewellyn Fine Art in 1991.

  • Size 20.96 x 1.91 x 26.67 cm
  • Format Paperback
  • Page count 192 pages
  • Publisher Liss Llewellyn Fine Art
  • ISBN 9781869827939
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