'Averil King has written an enthusiastic account of a complex man... A big Nolde exhibition is surely overdue: this book certainly whets the appetite.' --(Andrew Lambirth, Country Life
'The vibrant expressionist canvases of the German painter Emil Nolde are little known in the Anglophone world. Averil King's study, the first in English on the artist, looks set to increase Nolde's profile.' --(Apollo
About the Author
Averil King's area of interest is the art of northern Europe and Russia in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. She has written about the Russian landscape painter Isaak Levitan, friend of Chekhov; the innovative Bremen artist Paula Modersohn-Becker; and now the celebrated German Expressionist, Emil Nolde. King is a regular contributor to Apollo Magazine, Art Newspaper and Country Life.