The Arabian Nights Tales From The Thousand And One Nights. Edward Julius Detmold, Illustrator.

The Arabian Nights Tales From The Thousand And One Nights

London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1924. Hardcover. 240 pages. 28 x 22.5 cm. Twelve color plates with lettered tissue guards. The hallmark of Detmold's style is the frequent combination of extremely naturalistic detail with a precise and delicate coloring reminiscent of Persian and Indian miniature painting. He and his twin brother exhibited at the Royal Academy at the age of thirteen They both were skilled printmakers; their early etching work of natural history subjects were influenced by Japanese color prints. Charles Maurice Detmold, his brother committed suicide in 1908 at the age of 25. After 1922, before age forty Detmold withdrew to live in obscurity in northern Wales where he died in 1957. Almost as new copy. Orig. publisher's cream pictorial cloth decorated and lettered in gilt. Fine. Item #20643

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