The Illustrator in America 1860-2000 (Near Fine)


 

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Description

The most comprehensive reference guide available detailing the history of modern American Illustration, researched and written by Walt Reed, founder of Illustration House and one of the most knowledgeable historians on the subject. This book overs the work and life of more than 650 great American illustrators, providing a biography and representative work for each.

From the publisher:

A comprehensive visual reference work detailing the fascinating history of modern American illustration, The Illustrator in America covers 140 years and over 650 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.

Beautifully photographed and designed includes visual studies of over 650 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

Features

Walt Reed

Condition & Attributes

Near Fine/Near Fine (tips of boards lightly bumped, dustjacket edges slightly rubbed at spine)

Creators

Walt
Reed

Publishing Information

New York
Watson-Guptill
2001
1st
0942604806
9780942604801

Physical Description

12 inches
9.25 inches
452 pages
over 1000 color illustrations
hardcover
cloth
English