Sydney: Beagle Press, 2005. First Edition. Red cloth. Quarto, 30 x 29 cm, 256 pp., ill., bibliography, biographical notes, exhibition chronology. Inscribed by Jeffrey Smart on the half title page. Small amount of insect damage to top of both boards, otherwise near fine. / fine. Item #592
Jeffery Smart (1921-2013) was one of Australia's best known artists of the 20th century. This book documents his life and work from the earliest to the most recently completed paintings and includes more than 160 colour plates. Three newspaper clippings regarding Smart's 2005 Brisbane exhibition at which this book was launched are loosely inserted.