Mural painting. With an introduction by Sir Charles Reilly and fifty-eight illustrations.
London, Adam & Charles Black 1946.
4to. 92+(2)pp, lviii photo plates. Library cloth binding, with bookplate, regulations sheet pasted to front free endpaper, ink stamps to verso of title, and issue sheets (partly removed) with cancel stamp on rear endpapers (the text clean). Slight abrasion to dedication leaf. Roderick Gradidge’s copy.
First edition of this survey of historic and contemporary mural painting, aimed at architects and designers seeking to enliven the harsh white walls of modernism with fitting designs. Feibusch praises the cubists and futurists as well as British artists such as Stanley Spencer, Hans Tisdall, Paul Nash, John Piper and others. Feibusch himself was a German emigré artist who settled in Britain in the 1930s and became well respected for his mural paintings for Anglican churches.