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'The Master of Life' by Sir Philip Gibbs

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Britain (printed)

  • Date:

    1928 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hutchinson & Co. (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed book jacket

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 178

Physical description

Printed book jacket for 'The Master of Life' by Sir Philip Gibbs. A woman is depicted seated in an armchair before a window, wearing a purple and grey dress and a wide-brimmed hat, consoling a man who is embracing her with a degree of desperation. There is an outline of a city skyline with a domed church in black at the foot of the cover.

Place of Origin

Britain (printed)


1928 (printed)


Hutchinson & Co. (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Printed book jacket


Height: 293 mm, Width: 193 mm

Descriptive line

Book jacket for 'The Master of Life' by Sir Philip Gibbs, published by Hutchinson. Great Britain, 1928.





Subjects depicted

Armchairs; Sadness; Night; Covers; Outlines; Cities; Couples


Books; Prints


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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