Anthropometry and Anatomy
31cm x 24.5cm. 112 pages, black and white illustrations. Blue cloth, gilt lettering, no jacket
The detailed art guide of John S. Barrington (1920-1991), the prolific 20th century British physique photographer. Receiving a formal art training in Paris, he was also a visual artist and sculptor, and earlier in his career worked in theatre design. Barrington began picking up and photographing men at the pool, eventually going on to establish one of the most prolific physique studios of the 20th century, during which time he probably published and distributed more full male nudes than any of his contemporaries up until the changing censorship laws in the latter part of the century.
Cloth discoloured. Foxing to endpapers. Bookseller’s label. Good Condition.
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