Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Few people have had the pleasure of viewing the works of 19th century British artist Lefevre James Cranstone, who thus remains overlooked and unappreciated. By telling the story of the artist's life and work, author Donald Smith helps the reader appreciate this gifted artist. The book's 143 color plates illustrate how the artist documents the cities, rural landscapes, and people of his time through his versatility with diverse media and a superb use of detail. The book focuses primarily on the artist's trip to America between 1859 and 1860, which resulted in almost 300 detailed sketches of antebellum America, including works that illustrated the cruelty of the slave trade. The volume concludes with a description of the artist's life and career in England and in Australia. Buchnummer des Verkäufers
Inhaltsangabe: Nineteenth-century artist Lefevre James Cranstone recorded the life and landscape of three continents. For the first time, Cranstone’s life and work in England, America and Australia are assembled into one volume. In Donald L. Smith’s book, we quickly discover a gifted artist whose work deserves world recognition. Cranstone’s watercolors, oils, crayon, pen and ink, lithographs, and engravings bring his subjects to vivid life and demonstrate his versatility with diverse media. Few painters of his time matched the immaculate detail of his sketches.
Smith’s book is a study of both art and history, as the artist’s work documents the cities, rural landscapes, and people of the time. Cranstone’s ten-month sojourn to America between 1859 and 1860 resulted in almost 300 detailed sketches which capture antebellum America, with its beautiful scenery and its cruel slave trade.
Lefevre James Cranstone: His Life and Art has received high praise from curators of museums of art and history, and by Cranstone art collector Senator John D. Rockefeller IV.
Über den Autor: Don Smith’s passion for research began during a high school summer job at the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University located not far from his boyhood home in the Jamaica Plain section of Boston. This interest was nurtured at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst where he graduated Cum Laude with his B.S. and during his graduate studies at Cornell University where he earned his M.S. Following a career monitoring high tech issues, he settled in Williamsburg, Virginia, an area rich in history. It was here that he began his study of Lefevre Cranstone’s life and art and where he continues to pursue his lifelong interest in research.
Buchbeschreibung Brandylane 2004-06-01, 2004. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Good. Few light wrinkles on edges of dust jacket. Face of dust jacket is clean and smooth. Pages are flawless. Buchnummer des Verkäufers S-C3-308
Buchbeschreibung Brandylane. Hardcover. Buchzustand: VERY GOOD. Cover and pages show some wear from reading and storage. May have light creases on the cover and binding. Some pages may contain writing and or highlighting. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 2669581827
Buchbeschreibung Brandylane. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Very Good. 1883911605 This book is shelved in the Art by Artist section of our retail store and may require extra shipping time - Crisp clean unmarked unread hardcover with light shelfwear to the dustjacket. NICE!. Buchnummer des Verkäufers Z1883911605Z2
Buchbeschreibung Brandylane, 2004. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Used: Good. Buchnummer des Verkäufers SONG1883911605
Buchbeschreibung Buchzustand: Good. Book Condition: Good. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 97818839116074.0
Buchbeschreibung Buchzustand: Very Good. Book Condition: Very Good. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 97818839116073.0
Buchbeschreibung Brandylane, 2004. Hardcover. Buchzustand: New. book. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 1883911605
Buchbeschreibung Brandylane, 2004. Hardcover. Buchzustand: New. Buchnummer des Verkäufers DADAX1883911605
Buchbeschreibung Brandylane Publishers, Inc., 2004. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Fine. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Near Fine. author has inscribed the title page to former book owners, hardback book is in clean and fine condition but with a slight scuff to the bottom of the spine where in contact with shelf, dust jacket has a 1/4 inch tear, 156 pages, 19th century artist who traveled widely in America. Inscribed By Author to Former Owner. Book. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 024926
Buchbeschreibung Brandylane, Richmond, Virginia, U.S.A., 2004. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Near Fine. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Near Fine. First Edition. Inscribed, signed by author on title page. Book has small amount of shelf wear, clean and tight. Dust jacket has a small dent, bright with no chips or tears. Describes a versatile, talented artist who grew up near London and who began formal art training at the Royal Acadamy of Arts in London at age 18. Cranstone traveled to three continents where he painted and exhibited for more than 50 years. During a trip to America in 1859-60 This artist produced close to 300 sketches of antebellum life in the eastern and midwestern regions of the U. S. Signed by Author. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 000998