The Illustrator in America 1880-1980: Special Edition with an Original Drawing by F.R. Gruger

Product Code: 51211
The Illustrator in America 1880-1980: Special Edition with an Original Drawing by F.R. Gruger
The Illustrator in America 1880-1980: Special Edition with an Original Drawing by F.R. Gruger
The Illustrator in America 1880-1980: Special Edition with an Original Drawing by F.R. Gruger

The Illustrator in America 1880-1980: Special Edition with an Original Drawing by F.R. Gruger

Product Code: 51211
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"Society of Illustrators Special Edition." This is one of 250 deluxe editions signed by Walt Reed, containing an original drawing by Frederic Rodrigo Gruger (1871-1953), in a special binding, with all the edges gilded, and housed in a matching black cloth bound slipcase.

This copy has a particularly nice original by Gruger of a female lying on a bed. The Wolff pencil drawing measures 4 inches by 7 inches on a 5 by 8.5 inch tan paper sheet and is estate-stamped.

A survey of American illustrators, decade by decade, 1880 to 1980, by two of the foremost historians of American illustration, Walt and Roger Reed, owners of the gallery Illustration House. Illustrations and biographies of 460 artists. "Early masters such as Howard Pyle, Charles Dana Gibson, A. B. Frost.followed by Frederic Remington, Howard Chandler Christy, Maxfield Parrish, James Montgomery Flagg, John Held, Jr., Norman Rockwell, Stevan Dohanos, Albert Dorne and more contemporarily, by Bernard Fuchs, Austin Briggs, Mark English, Bob Peak, Brad Holland, and Milton Glaser."

The Illustrator in America was revised and updated in 2000 with entirely different illustrations.

Condition & Attributes

Very Fine in Fine slipcase

Publishing Information

New York
Madison Square Press
1984
1st

Physical Description

12.25 inches
9.25 inches
355 pages
over 700 color and black & white illustrations
hardcover
cloth, all edges gilt
English

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