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Very Good in Very Good jacket. If you're strolling a beach or ferry deck as sunset casts its glow on British Columbia's Coast Mountains, there's a good chance someone within earshot will say, "It looks just like a Toni Onley." That's how closely Onley is identified with the landscape of Canada's West Coast. Don't be fooled. The serenity of those watercolours...8vo.
Photos. New/New. 6-1/2 x 9-1/4 x 1-1/4" 1550172980 2002 FIRST EDITION illustrated Hardcover book in original dust Jacket. BRAND NEW from 2002 publisher. Never opened, Never marked. Beautiful Gift Giving quality. Book size: 6-1/2" wide x 9-1/4" tall x 1-1/4" thick. 336 pages; illustrated with photographs in black & white + 16 pages of glossy color photographs of Toni Onley paintings, representing every stage of a career spanning more than half a century. Famed British Columbia artist Toni Onley 's. serene and spectacular landscape paintings are known to millions. and hang in galleries around the world. but the man behind the brush has remained an intriguing enigma. until now. In this book Onley paints his own portrait in words. giving us a sweeping canvas that stretches from a rustic riverbank on the Isle of Man. to aa British Columbia glacier. Assisted by writer Gregory Strong. Onley recalls professional triumphs. and personal stories with sly humor and an artist's eye for detail. Canada's best-known landscape artist also proves adept at word portraits. of maharajas and Manxmen. wives and lovers. statesmen and thugs. He furnishes intimate glimpses of fellow artists including Group of Seven alumnus Fred Varley. Voice of Fire creator Barnett Newman. and the motley habitues of the art colony at San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. None of these is more colourful than Onley himself. From the rocky schoolboy painting an extra petal on a daffodil. to the Rolls-Royce rebel. Onley's passion for art and zest for life leap from every page. Art lovers will cherish his lucid insights into the creative process & revel in a ripping yarn that is by turns touching and hilarious. This beautiful book, his own ' last words ', is a lasting legacy to the man and to his art. " Flying Colours, Colors-The Toni Onley Story ". by Toni Onley, told to Gregory Strong. published by Harbour Publishing, Vancouver, 2002 Hard cover Book in DJ First Edition; in English. *** Secure packing, Safe shipping, since 1965 ***
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