Yesterdays of an Artist Monk by Dom Willibrord Verkade 1930 Hardcover HC w/ Rare Dust Jacket DJ - Dutch Post Impressionist Catholic

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Title: Yesterdays of an Artist Monk

Author: Dom Willibrord Verkade, OSB

Description: Book is very lightly bumped/worn at head and tail of spine. Title block on spine has crease and a bit of light soiling. A couple of stain spots to starting papers, otherwise VG+ to NF copy. No other marks. Binding is sound. Dust jacket has split in two pieces at rear spine edge. Missing bottom 2-3" of material from spine. Some soiling to surfaces. Chipping along top and bottom edges. Not price clipped. ($2.00). The jacket has been repaired on the reverse with acid-free document tissue and placed in an archival Brodart cover. Provenance sticker from Bennett Schneider Bookseller, Kansas City, MO in rear. Rare dust jacketed copy.

Dutch Post-Impressionist painter, and monk. Verkade was an adherent of Paul Gauguin's art and a member of the Nabis group founded around Gauguin. The book has intimate glimpses of Gauguin, Pierre Bonnard, Wolff, Jawlensky, etc. Also his recollections of art school, and life in Hattem, Paris, Brittany, Florence, Rome, in the Franciscan Cloister, Beuron, Copenhagen, etc.

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Fair

Publisher: P.J. Kenedy & Sons

Place: New York

Year: 1930

ISBN: n/a

Language: English

Size: 5.25 x 8 inches.

Pages: 304 pages.

Keywords: Dutch, Post Impressionism, Catholic, Religious, Inspirational, Christian Symbolist

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