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Image for Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory : The Civil War in Art

Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory : The Civil War in Art

By: Holzer, Harold, and Mark E. Neely, Jr.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Orion Books: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000064

ISBN: 0-517-58448-4

Condition: Very Good


336 pages, hundreds of color illustrations. Both authors have extensive experience with Civil War history. ".. unique blend of narrative and art appreciation makes the book a must...." (James McPherson). Includes works by many artists, major and minor, including Homer, Bierstadt, and Manet. View more info

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Winslow Homer Watercolors

By: Hoopes, Donelson

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Oxford, Phaidon Press: 1976

Seller ID: 000112

ISBN: 0-8230-2326-5

Condition: Very Good.


87 pages. A discussion of Homer's career in watercolor medium from the 1870s to the end of his life in 1910, using the collections of the Brooklyn and Metropolitan Museums. Includes 32 color plates of Homer's scenes of the Bahamas, Adirondacks, Maine, and England. Image is a partial. View more info

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Two Worlds of Andrew Wyeth: A Conversation with Andrew Wyeth

By: Hoving, Thomas

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1979

Seller ID: 002436

ISBN: 0-395-27080-4

Condition: Very Good


190 pages. The Met's exhibit focused on Wyeth's motifs derived from the Kuerners' farm in Chadds Ford, Pa, and the Olson farm, made famous by Christina's World, in Cushing, Maine. An unusual catalogue, it is an extended conversation between Hoving and Wyeth. View more info

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The Hudson River and Its Painters

By: Howat, John K.; James Biddle (Preface); Carl Carmer (Foreword)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, American Legacy Press: 1983

Seller ID: 004897

ISBN: 0517422824

Condition: Fine


208 pages; 100 plates, most color. First published in 1972 when conservationists were demanding attention to the pollution and other misuse of the Hudson and its surrounds: the book, a brainchild of the Scenic Hudson Preservation Conference. Paintings are organized south to north from the Hudson's spill into New York Harbor to its beginning in the Adirondacks. Included also are reproductions of The Hudson By Daylight map, a 19th-century panorama of the Hudson. Clean thro... View more info

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The Hudson River and Its Painters

By: Howat, John K.; James Biddle (Preface); Carl Carmer (Foreword)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press , A Studio Book: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004915

ISBN: 670385581

Condition: Fine


208 pages; more than 100 color plates, the artwork of many artists. Published when conservationists were demanding attention to the pollution and other misuse and abuse of the Hudson and its surrounds: the book, a brainchild of the Scenic Hudson Preservation Conference. Paintings are organized south to north from the Hudson's spill into New York Harbor to its beginning in the Adirondacks. Included are reproductions of The Hudson By Daylight map, a 19th-century panorama o... View more info

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Decorative Arts of the Twentieth Century / The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin

By: Hunter-Stiebel, Penelope

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1979

Seller ID: 003223

Condition: Good.


52pages. MMA Bulletin Winter 1979/80 as the Met renewed its initiative in building its collection of twentieth-century decorative arts; well illustrated in color and in b&w. Clean, center leaf is loose. View more info

Image for Dahlov Ipcar: Seven Decades of Creativity

Dahlov Ipcar: Seven Decades of Creativity

By: Ipcar, Dahlov

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Portland Museum of Art: 2001

Seller ID: 002942

ISBN: 0-916857-24-7

Condition: Fine


60 pages; 17 color plates; exhibition checklist; bibliography. Color plates include portraits of her mother, Marguerite Zorach and her father, William Zorach. Autobiographical: "My Family, My Life, My Art". Clean throughout; tight binding. View more info

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Paul Jenkins: Anatomy of a Cloud

By: Jenkins, Paul with Suzanne Donnelly Jenkins

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams: 1983

Seller ID: 003439

ISBN: 0810911558

Condition: Very Good


270 pages; 171 illustrations, color and b&w; Chronology; Exhibitions; Bibliography. Jenkins " created specially for this book a series of collages that are visual articulations of his thoughts and feelings, of his past and present. ... memory fragments, snapshots, old letters and photographs ...." - publisher. Previous owner's name large on the front free endpaper. Otherwise, clean throughout, binding is tight. View more info

Image for Action / Abstraction: Pollock, De Kooning, and American Art, 1940-1976

Action / Abstraction: Pollock, De Kooning, and American Art, 1940-1976

By: Kleeblatt, Norman L. (Edited by); Essays by Debra Bricker Balken; Morris Dickstein; Douglas Dreishpoon; [et al]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York / New Haven, The Jewish Museum / Yale University Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003423

ISBN: 0300122152

Condition: Fine


332 pages; 66 Catalogue color plates; numerous, about 200, color and b&w text illustrations, including reproductions of art and biographical photos of artists, art critics and others. Cultural Timeline by Maurice Berger. Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name. View more info

Image for Ralph Earl: The Face of the Young Republic

Ralph Earl: The Face of the Young Republic

By: Kornhauser, Elizabeth Mankin; Richard L. Bushman; Stephen H. Kornhauser; Aileen Ribeiro

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002764

ISBN: 0-918333-09-1

Condition: Very Good


258 pages; 74 catalogued works illustrated in color; 3 essays on the artist, his time, his methods and materials with color and b&w illustrations. View more info

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de Kooning: drawings / sculptures

By: Larson, Philip and Peter Schjeldahl

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, Walker Art Center: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003689

ISBN: 0525473769

Condition: Very Good


not paginated; 70 illustrations, color and b&w. View more info

Image for Ray Ellis, in Retrospect: A Painter's Journey

Ray Ellis, in Retrospect: A Painter's Journey

By: Leeds, Valerie Ann; Holly Koons McCullough

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Savannah, GA / New York, Telfair Museum of Artr / Abbeville Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004862

ISBN: 0789208083

Condition: Fine


168 pages; 80 color plates; additional text illustrations. The retrospective of Ellis the painter of marines , landscapes and travel pictures in the Low Country of Georgia and Souyh Carolina, Martha's Vinyard and worldwide places. Clean and bright throughout; tight binding. View more info

Image for Theme & Improvisation: Kandinsky & the American Avant-Garde - 1912-1950

Theme & Improvisation: Kandinsky & the American Avant-Garde - 1912-1950

By: Levin, Gail and Marianne Lorenz

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003390

ISBN: 0-8212-1927-8

Condition: Very Good


236 pages; 84 color plates; b&w text illustrations; Checklist; Exhibitions. Kandinsky's rising light in Europe; American's such as Marsden Hartley in Europe; Kandinsky's popularity and influence spreading to inland America; American Abtraction; Abstract Expressionism. Discreet ink-stamp of previous owner inside the front cover; text body and plates are clean throughout. View more info

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Theme & Improvisation: Kandinsky & the American Avant-Garde, 1912-1950

By: Levin, Gail and Marianne Lorenz

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003731

ISBN: 0821219278

Condition: Very Good


236 pages; 84 color plates; text illustrations. Kandinsky's arrival in America at the Armory Show of 1913 and the subsequent promotion of Kandinsky's art by Stieglitz and the exhibition of Kandinsky's and other artists' work throughout America. Clean throughout. View more info

Navigating the West: George Caleb Bingham & the River

By: Luarca-Shoaf, Nenette; Claire Barry; Nancy Heugh; [et al]

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Fort Worth / St. Louis, Amon Carter Museum of Art and Saint Louis Art Museum: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005128

ISBN: 0300206704

Condition: Fine


200 pages; 60 color plates; numerous text illustrations. Traders and boatmen on the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers. Clean and bright throughout; tight binding. View more info

Image for The Paintings of Charles Burchfield - North by Midwest

The Paintings of Charles Burchfield - North by Midwest

By: Maciejunes, Nannette V. ; Michael D. Hall; [et al]

Price: $165.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002980

ISBN: 0-8109-3148-6

Condition: Fine


280 pages; 9 essays by as many authors; 255 illustrations, including 153 color. View more info

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The Art and Science of William Bartram

By: Magee, Judith

Price: $65.00

Publisher: University Park, PA. / London, The Pennsylvania State University Press / Natural History Museum: 2007

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 003017

ISBN: 0271029145

Condition: Fine


264 pages; numerous color illustrations. An exploration of Bartram's writings and artwork; all sixty-eight Batram drawings owned by the Natural History Museum are brought together for the first time. Works by other eighteenth and nineteenth century natural history artists are included. View more info

Image for Liquid Light: Exhibition of Three Large Scale Yellow-Based Paintings

Liquid Light: Exhibition of Three Large Scale Yellow-Based Paintings

By: Marioni, Joseph (Painter)

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Houston, Wade Wilson Art: 2007

Seller ID: 003388

ISBN: 0979193125

Condition: Fine


24 pages. Full-page color reproductions, close-ups and studio shots. Frontispiece photo-portrait of the artist. Clean throughout. View more info

Image for Lilla Cabot Perry, an American Impressionist

Lilla Cabot Perry, an American Impressionist

By: Martindale, Meredith; Pamela Moffat; Nancy Mowll Mathews

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washiington, D.C., The National Museum of Women in the Arts: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002765

ISBN: 0-940979-14-4

Condition: Fine


164 pages; 55 catalogued works illustrated in color; 5 essays. Perry (1848-1933) was a modernist American painter influenced by impressionism partly due to artists friendships, especially with Claude Monet. Memoirs and correspondence are included. Clean throughout; tight binding. View more info

Image for The Isles of Shoals Remembered : A Legacy from America's First Musicians' and Artists' Colony

The Isles of Shoals Remembered : A Legacy from America's First Musicians' and Artists' Colony

By: Mason, Caleb (Introduced with text)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Charles E. Tuttle: 1992

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 003765

ISBN: 0804817766

Condition: Fine


not paginated. A daybook, or diary remembering the original 1901 daybook created for and presented to musician William Mason as a Christmas gift by his musical and artistic friends associated with the Isles of Shoals Colony. 53 of the original 365 creations are reproduced. Each month is lined and days numbered over a few pages interleaved with the reproductions, but days of the week are not named. Thus it works for any year. View more info