Brian Cook's Landscapes of Britain

Brian Cook's Landscapes of Britain

by Brian Cook




Brian Cook's landscape illustrations from the 1930s, 40s and 50s—with their heightened use of color—have become iconic. This stunning collection, newly released in a special compact edition, gathers his very best work. It includes commentary by Cook on his working methods, the printing process that allowed him to create his characteristic bold hues, and the design principles of his craft. A stunning book for designers, collectors, and any lover of landscape art.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781849940368
Publisher: Batsford, B.T. Ltd.
Publication date: 07/03/2012
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 7.70(w) x 5.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Brian Cook was the nephew of the late Harry Batsford, chairman of the family publishing firm from 1917 to 1952. He himself became chairman of the company in 1952. His design work, almost exclusively for Batsford, was pioneering and timeless.

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