THE GENIUS OF AMERICAN PAINTING

By: Wilmerding, John (Ed)

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FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. Hardcover with unclipped dust jacket. 4to. 352 pp. Bound in publisher's full turquoise-blue cloth, gilt lettering on spine and cover, black endpapers. Lavishly illustrated with 64 color plates and 270 B&W illustrations. Includes extensive Notes, Bibliography and Index. Both the volume and the dust jacket are in excellent condition, with no ownership marks. FINE/NEAR FINE. This is a very well-illustrated history of American painting, starting with its origins in the traditional English and Dutch schools, ending with contemporary art of the late 20th century. It is divided into sections, each by an expert in the area, including: Colonial Art by R. Peter Mooz; The First Half of the Nineteenth Century by John Wilmerding; The Second Half of the Nineteenth Century by Richard J. Boyle; The Forming of the Avant-Garde 1900-1930 by Irma B. Jaffe; The 1930's and Abstract Expressionism by Harry Rand; From the 1960's to the Present Day by Dore Ashton. . Corners lightly rubbed. The dust jacket shows minor general shelf-wear. . 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Title: THE GENIUS OF AMERICAN PAINTING

Author Name: Wilmerding, John (Ed)

Categories: Art, Antiques & Photography, Illustrated Books, US Art,

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Publisher: NY, William Morrow & Company: 1973

ISBN Number: 0688001939

ISBN Number 13: 9780688001933

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

Seller ID: 4497

Keywords: Art; Painting American Art