The Picture of Dorian Gray: Illustrated by Gareth Jones

The Picture of Dorian Gray: Illustrated by Gareth Jones
Library Shelf Location ABC-FOUR
Publication Date 2004

NOTE: THIS ARTIST'S BOOK IS HELD IN BALTIC ARCHIVE NOT THE LIBRARY. Please email for an appointment or see staff.

Acclaimed painter Basil Hallward is finishing his latest, and possibly greatest, work: a portrait of the handsome young man Dorian Gray. So taken is he with the image, Dorian wishes that he could remain forever the likeness of the painting rather than growing old. His wish is granted and as he descends into an increasingly debauched lifestyle, his portrait is the only thing to show the ravages of time.

The Picture Of Dorian Gray is the first book in our series where contemporary artists take on a classic novel. For Dorian, Gareth Jones has re-imagined this fin-de-siècle story as a costume drama set in 1970s Paris, in a large format edition that returns the book to its origins in a magazine.

The typefaces used are: ITC Benguiat, for the cover and headers; Times New Roman Italic for the preface; and Garamond for the main body text.

ISBN 9780954502546
Quantity 1
Pages 128 pages; 34 × 28.5 cm
Author Oscar Wilde
Format Paperback
Publisher Four Corners Books, London
Related Artist Gareth Jones
Categories BALTIC Artists' Book Collection (by appointment), Artists' Books, Illustration
Keywords Four Corners Familiars, Literature, Storytelling, Fiction

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