18 May 2007
Sir Alfred James Munnings, P.R.A., R.W.S. (1878-1959)
Design for dust jacket of The Second Burst
signed 'Alfred Munnings' (upper left), signed again 'A.J. MUNNINGS' (lower right) and inscribed and dated 'Second Burst/Vol II/51' (upper right)
lithograph strengthened with pencil
7 x 5¾ in. (17.8 x 14.6 cm.)
with Richard Green, London.
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The second volume of the artist's autobiography The Second Burst was published in Bungay in 1951. The image of the present work features on the inside front cover of the book as one of the trial sketches for the dust jacket design.
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