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Collection digitallibraryindia; texts. Book Source: Digital Library of India Item 2015. author: Bernard Leach d. ate. origpath: 353 d. dentifier. copyno: 1 d. scannerno: 20003546 d. escription.
A Potter's Work book. Bernard Howell Leach, CH, CBE (5 January 1887 – 6 May 1979), was a British studio potter and art teacher. He is regarded as the "Father of British studio pottery". Books by Bernard Leach. Mor. rivia About A Potter's Work.
Bernard Howell Leach, CH, CBE (5 January 1887 – 6 May 1979), was a British studio potter and art teacher.
Faber Members pay only £1. 0 for this title. It implies sincerity on the part of the potter and truth in the conception and execution of the work. Bernard Leach (1887-1979) is generally reckoned to be the 'father of British studio pottery. Born in Hong Kong, profoundly influenced by both an upbringing and studies in Japan, Leach developed a vision of pottery that interwove art, craft, design and philosophy. In 1920 he co-founded the Leach Pottery in St Ives, Cornwall, and A Potter's Book was first published in 1940.
com Product Description (ISBN 057110973X, Paperback). This now famous book was the first treatise to be written by a potter on the workshop traditions handed down by Koreans and Japanese from the greatest period of Chinese ceramics in the Sung dynasty. It deals with four types of pottery: Japanese raku, English slipware, stoneware and oriental porcelain.
Excerpts from 'A Potter's Book'. Probably the most influential book on studio pottery, first published May, 1940.
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Bernard Howell Leach CH CBE (5 January 1887 – 6 May 1979), was a British studio potter and art teacher. Leach was born in Hong Kong. His mother Eleanor (née Sharp) died in childbirth. He spent his first three years in Japan with his father, Andrew Leach, until he moved back to Hong Kong in 1890. Leach attended the Slade School of Fine Art and the London School of Art, where he studied etching under Frank Brangwyn.