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2 books on Philip de László SPECIAL OFFER

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Save £15 when you buy these two beautiful and highly popular books on Philip de László, one of the most important artists of the 20th century. Reprinted owing to demand, A Brush with Grandeur was originally published to accompany the first retrospective of the artist's work since his death in 1937. In De Lászlo in Holland, the wonderful but little-known portraits of Holland's cosmopolitan aristocratic and entrepreneurial families, many of which have remained in the families’ private collections, are published for the first time.

De László: A Brush With Grandeur

192 pages, hardback
280 x 245 mm, 130 illustrations
INDIVIDUAL PRICE: £40.00
ISBN: 9781903470190

We are pleased to announce this revised edition of a book originally published to accompany the first retrospective exhibition of Philip de László since his death in 1937. It illustrates a rich and representative selection of the artist's work, drawn from a range of private collections, and, aided by stunning colour plates, re-introducing this well-known but little studied artist to a wider public. Following a meteoric rise to recognition in his native Hungary, de László settled in Britain in 1907 and became the leading portrait-painter in the country – taking over from Sargent. Read more...

De László in Holland

80 pages, hardback
270 x 210 mm, 80 colour illustrations
INDIVIDUAL PRICE: £25.00
ISBN: 9781903470480

By 1900 de László was renowned in the highest circles and his reputation inevitably reached the land of Rembrandt. He became very popular with Holland’s cosmopolitan aristocratic and entrepreneurial families and, over the years, members of the Loudon and Deterding families (founding fathers of Royal Dutch Shell), Jurgens (Unilever), and Cremer (Dutch Tobacco Trading Company) all sat to him. These wonderful but little-known portraits, many of which have remained in the families’ private collections, are here published for the first time. Read more...


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This is the revised and updated edition of a book that originally accompanied the first retrospective exhibition of de László since his death in 1937. It illustrates a rich and representative selection of his work, drawn from a range of private collections, and, aided by stunning colour plates, re-introduces this well-known but little studied artist to a wider public. More