#11 Handpainted Volume of Cowper

# 11 Online Item

US $500.00 Retail Value
US $ 150.00 Opening Bid
US $ 10.00 Min. Bid Increment


This book is decorated with scenes of “The Island,” as Fanny calls the Isle of Wight, much to the amusement of Miss Lee, Maria and Julia. Original seascapes in acrylic, painted by artist Linda Dennery on the front and back boards of a second volume to an 1854 reprinting of William Cowper’s poetry. This stray volume was lovingly salvaged and repaired by the artist before being used as a canvas for her expressive artwork. This is book art in every sense of that phrase!

Artist: Linda Dennery

Painted upon The Poetical Works of William Cowper, Vol. II (published 1854). Acrylic on the original antique leather and boards, rebound and repaired by artist. (4 1/2 x 7 5/8)

Front Cover:
In the Solent, HMS Bounty, Off the Coast of the Isle of Wight, 2020

Back Cover:
Needles Lighthouse, Isle of Wight, 2020

Additional Information

Postage & Handling: $15 domestic; $27 international

No returns allowed.
All proceeds will go towards supporting Chawton House library.

North American Friends of Chawton House

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