FRIENDS & INFLUENCES: The Memoirs of an Artist; Austin Osman Spare; Ellen Spare; Walter E. Spradbery; Boris Anrep; L.S. Lowry; Haydn Reynolds Mackey; Siegfried Moos; and Lotte Moos.
London: Jerusalem Press, 2013. Limited to 500 premium cloth copies. In premium cloth and illustrated dust jacket featuring a portrait of Spare. A FINE COPY. The Afterword by Stephen Pochin charts the constellation of artists who Spare was friends with, from the end of WWI, and who he included in his role as art editor of "Form" and "The Golden Hind". This memoir also includes character portraits of Ellen Victoria Spare, Walter E. Spradbery, Boris Anrep, L.S. Lowry, Haydn Reynolds Mackey, Siegfried Moos and Lotte Moos. To complement these new insights, a previously unpublished self-portrait by Spare, along with two other stunning late pastel self-portraits, are included. The volume also presents a fine series of unpublished “Boro’ Satyr” studies that Spare dedicated to Walter E. Spradbery, and not having been seen before this work. Edited by Stephen Pochin. 170 pages. Octavo. (Item ID: J-FI)