25035 ASHTON, Dore;
A FABLE OF MODERN ART.
Thames & Hudson, London,1980.
8vo.pp.125,illustrations. index.Very Good copy in Very Good dust wrapper.
Dore Ashton’s masterly analysis of modern art revolves around a number of clues,the most significant and persistent of which is provided by Balzac’s brilliant and little known ‘philisophic’story The Unknown Masterpiece,with its unexplained pointers towards Cezanne,Picasso and the abstract expressionists.