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Titel: The Illustrator in America, 1860-2000, The ...
This Book is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed. Summary: This comprehensive reference showcases the work of over 650 artists, covering American illustration from the Civil War through the entire 20th century. It also includes a biographical sketch on each artist along with a time-line chart that provides the various influences of styles and schools needed to understand the artists and their work. First published in 1964 and revised in 84, this third edition is now offered in paperback for the first time. Included in this incredible compendium are the works of Winslow Homer, Norman Rockwell, Jessie Wilcox Smith, J.C. Leyendecker, Milton Glaser, Chris van Allsburg and many more. Buchnummer des Verkäufers ABE_book_usedgood_0823025233
Inhaltsangabe: 8 7/8 x 11 3/4 900 color illustrations US and Canada Distribution ART A comprehensive visual reference work detailing the fascinating history of modern American illustration, The Illustrator in America covers 140 years and over 450 artists. Walt Reed, a respected historian, has done a masterful job of selecting the most important and appropriate works to represent each artist in this remarkable guide. The book, which is organized chronologically, begins with a timeline presenting the various influences of styles, schools, and "isms" over the course of the entire period covered-1860-2000. Each chapter is devoted to a single decade, and opens with introductory commentary on the general history and artistic trends of the period; this is followed by individual entries on the lives and work of the outstanding artists of the decade. Packed with color illustrations and clearly presented information, this invaluable reference deserves a place in the library of anyone interested in understanding the history of modern illustration in the United States. Most comprehensive reference guide available detailing the history of modern American Illustration Covers the work and life of more than 450 great American illustrators Beautifully photographed and designed includes visual studies of over 450 premier artists including.... John Wolcott Adams Harold Anderson Vernon Howe Bailey John Collier Joe DeMers Frank Vincent DuMond Robert Fawcett Gervasio Gallardo Theodore Geisel Charlotte Harding Maud Humphrey Rockwell Kent Louis Loeb Louise Patterson Marsh Maxwell Parrish Chris Payne Norman Rockwell Nancy Stahl Ross Barron Storey Leslie Thrasher Alberto Vargas Sarah S. Stilwell Weber Jack W. Welch
Über den Autor: Walt Reed was trained as an illustrator at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, and the Phoenix Art Institute in New York City. He was a book illustrator prior to joining the instruction staff of the Famous Artists School in Westport, Connecticut. Reed has written a number of award-winning books on the subject of illustration. He founded Illustration House, Inc., a gallery specializing in the field of illustration and dedicated to the preservation of this vital form of American art.
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