A survey of old South African paintings, drawings and prints to the end of the nineteenth century with a biographical dictionary of one thousand artists.
From the rear cover of the book: Paintings and drawings from earliest times up to the year 1900 are discussed and considerable attention has been given to the neglected subject of prints on South African interest. Profusely illustrated with 197 monochromes and 19 colour plates. Includes a magnificent Cape Panorama by Josephus Jones (a folding colour plate), a slave band of 15 musicians in Hussar uniforms in drawn up under the old trees to welcome Lord Charles Somerset to Bergvliet, et al.
Publisher: A A Balkema
Date Published: 1975
Publication Place: Cape Town
Condition: Very good. Light foxing to top and fore-edge.
Binding: Hardcover. Light marks to the spine edges of the blue cloth boards.
Jacket Condition: Good. Some foxing to top edge with a few small stain marks to the verso.