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historic painting & Painters • art history • botanical art • printmaking
Perspectives on the Provincetown Artist
Colony.
Deborah Forman. Provincetown, a
microcosm of American art of the last century,
explored in two rich volumes. The history be-
gins in 1899, when Charles Hawthorne opened
his Cape Cod School of Art, and continues
through the traditionalists, impressionists, and
modernists and continuing into the present.
Size: 9" x 12" • 325+ color and b/w images •
eachvolume,224pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3682-9 • Two volume hard
coverboxset•$125•
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Sam Hyde Harris: 1889 – 1977 A Retro-
spective.
Maurine St. Gaudens. An in-depth
look at the sometimes outrageous personality
of Sam Hyde Harris, an early California plein aire
landscape painter, and insight into his methods
and styles. Over 400 images demonstrate the
progression and refinement of his subject and
technique. Includes pencil drawings, work-up
sketches, maquettes, and the final product.
Size:9"x12"•350color&62b/wimages•256pp.
ISBN:0-7643-2591-4•hardcover•$79.95
Walter Launt Palmer.
Maybelle Mann &
Alvin Mann. This definitive biography, 258
photographs of his work and catalog raisonné of
Walter Launt Palmer, a celebrated 20th century
painter, presents his personal and creative life in
great detail. The text covers the entire scope of
Palmer’s work, tracing his experiments with style
from academicism to impressionism.
Size:81/2’’x11’’•258photos• Index•192pp.
ISBN:0-88740-001-9•hardcover•$35.00
Folk Art Murals of the Rufus Porter School:
New England Landscapes: 1825-1845.
Linda Carter Lefko & Jane E. Radcliffe. The book
takes readers on a virtual tour of Porter School
murals in the New England states, dating from
the 1820s-1840s. More than 400 color images
provide inspiration for historians, researchers,
designers, and painters alike. It offers evidence
regarding the attribution of these mostly un-
signed works, and encourages readers to apply
that evidence in reaching their own conclusions.
Size:9"x12"•412colorphotos•256pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3725-3 • hard cover • $59.99
Schiffer LTD.
Figurative Paintings: Paris & The Modern
Spirit.
Martin Wolpert and Jeffrey Winter. The
work of 204 newly discovered regional Modernist
painters, especially some from Belgium, with
carefully researched biographical information
about each. Over 350 color photographs display
their dynamic works. These paintings helped
spread the Parisian influence throughout the
world,andareoftenshowcased ingalleries today.
Size:81/2"x11"•352colorphotos•288pp.ISBN:
0-7643-2462-4•hardcover•$69.95
Modern Figurative Paintings: 1890-1950
The Paris Connection.
Martin Wolpert &
Jeffrey Winter. This book presents biographies
and 375 paintings by more than 150 artists who
descended on Paris between 1890 and 1950.
They painted the populace in bars, jazz clubs,
and cabarets, portraits, nudes, and scenes
of their studios. The book offers insight into
their paintings, which can still be acquired at
equitable prices.
Size:81/2"x11"•375colorphotos
Index • 288 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1962-0•hardcover•$69.95
Thai & Southeast Asian Painting: 18th
through 20th Century.
James E. Bogle. With
137 color images and explanatory text, this book
takes you on a tour of Southeast Asian religious
paintings inspired by Theravada Buddhism.
These works of art include: Phra Bot-hanging
cloth paintings for temple use; icons on wood,
cloth or paper; and manuscript paintings on
Khoi paper. Buddha and Jataka and Phra Mali
stories are featured.
Size:9"x12"•137color images•176pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3739-0•hardcover•$49.99
art history
ACenturyofArtistLetters:NotestoFamily,
Friends,&DealersDelacroixtoLeger.
Jacqueline
AlbertSimon&LucyD.Rosenfeld.Over100 letters
from famous 19th and 20th century painters in
Paris, includingMonet,Renoir,Manet,Picasso,and
Cassatt. With each letter is a transcription, English
translation, a work of art by each artist, and their
portrait.Additionally,each letterhasbeenanalyzed
byahandwritingexpert.
Size:81/2"x11"•222photos• Index•176pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1934-5•hardcover•$79.95
Sacking Aladdin’s Cave: Plundering Göring’s
NaziWarTrophies.
KennethD.Alford,withThomas
M.JohnsonandMikeF.Morris.Detailsthemagnitude
ofthelootingofarttreasuresbyHermannGöringand
whathappenedtothemaftertheywererecoveredby
Allied forces. The most valuable made their way to
America, including items now valued in the millions
of dollars. Highlights the efforts to repatriate these
workswiththeirrightfulowners.
Size:81/2"x11"•over180color&b/wphotos•240
pp.•ISBN:978-0-7643-4396-4•hardcover•$59.99
Brushes with War: Paintings and
Drawings by the Troops of World
War I: The WWHAM Collection
of Original Art.
Joel R. Parkinson,
Director & Curator, World War History &
Art Museum. A unique history of World
War I in broad brush strokes. Over 200
original paintings, drawings, sculpture
and trench art by the combatants cover
all aspects of the war and most major
battles. • Size: 12" x 12" • 236 images
• 208 pp. • ISBN: 978-0-7643-4634-7 •
hardcover•$69.99
botanical art: contemporary & historic
Today’sBotanicalArtists.
CoraMarcus
andLibbyKyer.Theworkof65topbotanical
artists from America. Gorgeous flowers,
leaves,plants,roots,andvegetableshave
beenbeautifullydrawnandpaintedandare
displayed here. Today's gardeners, nature
lovers,graphicdesigners,collectors,anddec-
oratorswillfindmuchtoabsorbandenjoy.
Size: 11" x 8 1/2" • 220 color illustrations
•ValueGuide\Index•160pp. ISBN:987-
0-7643-2905-0•hardcover•$39.99
Flowers in Art: Contemporary Interna-
tional Artists.
Cindy Ann Coldiron. Stunning
two- and three-dimensional floral-themed art
images frommore than fifty artists and designers
from Ireland to Hungary, Finland, and Canada,
and the United States. Works includes pho-
tography, watercolor, acrylic and oil paintings,
botanicaldrawings,popart,glass,wood, jewelry,
ceramic, collage, Ikebana design, cutting edge
fractal art, and more.
Size:81/2"x11"•285colorphotos•Index•128pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4239-4•hardcover•$29.99
Lilies&Magnolias:BotanicalWatercolorsof
DeborahPassmoreGillingham.
Introductionby
John Duncan. This lavish volume comes to light for
the first time since the hand-painted images were
created by Deborah Passmore Gillingham in 1820.
Allwholoveantiquebotanicalartwillenjoythese49
exquisiterenderingsof liliesand5 lovelymagnolias,
alongwith illuminatedLatintitles.Each isprintedon
perforatedpaper,sizedat9x12 inchesandreadyto
fitstandard frames toadornyourwall.
Size:9"x12"•54color illustrations•112pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3441-2•softcover•$34.99
Texas Wild Flowers.
Eliza Griffin Johnston.
Watercolor paintings capture the beauty of Texas
wild flowers as painted by Eliza Griffin Johnston
in the late 1840s and 1850s. She bound them
into a book as a birthday gift to her husband,
Gen. Albert Johnston, who was later killed during
the Civil War. The William Barret Travis Chapter,
The Daughters of the Republic of Texas, want
to share the beauty of these images to reflect a
time long gone. • Size: 9" x 12" • facsimile color
prints•Index•248pp.•ISBN:978-0-7643-3863-2
•hardcover•$50.00•
Schiffer LTD.
The Art of the Garden: Collecting Antique
Botanical Prints.
Denise DeLaurentis & Hollie
Powers Holt. Magnificent botanical prints pro-
duced by notable artists of the 17th through
the turn of the 20th centuries, including Besler,
Merian, Catesby, Ehert, Brookshaw, Thornton,
Redout, and many others, illustrated with 300+
full-color images. Includes information on values,
archiving, framing, and displaying.
Size: 9" x 12" • 301 color photos • Price guide/
index•320pp.
ISBN:0-7643-2407-1•Hardcover•$79.95
Fruit inGraphicArt.
IrwinRichmanandMichael
B.Emery.Thisvolume includespaintingsbyAmeri-
can artists, including Grant Wood, engravings and
lithographs by leading illustrators like the prolific
printmakingcompanyCurrierandIves,andexcerpts
fromvintagenurserycatalogs.Stilllifes,photographs,
andamusingantiquepostcardsareequallypleasing
tobehold.Findhundredsof illustrations,eachset in
a historical context and chosen to arouse physical
andaestheticappetites.
Size:81/2"x11"•415colorphotos•144pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4489-3•hardcover•$29.99
contemporary printmaking
Contemporary American Print Makers.
E.
AshleyRooneyandStephanieStandishForewordby
SusanJ.Goldman.Over500colorphotosdisplaythe
workof75contemporaryprintmakersand30print
shops.Togethertheseartistsembracethehistoryand
techniquesoftraditionalprintmakingwhilepushing
theboundsofnewprintmedia.Traditionalprinting
techniques featured include lithography, intaglio,
screen print, and relief, while newer techniques
include installation,digital,andfiber.
Size:81/2"x11"•500color&b/wphotos•240pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4691-0•softcover•$34.99
Printmakers Today.
Jeffrey B. Snyder,
editor. Color photos review works by
today’s printmakers, from installation
pieces to three-dimensional art. Tech-
niques include woodcuts, lithographs,
screenprints, silkscreens, etching,
mezzotint, serigraph print, linocut, and
more. The artists describe their works,
techniques, and inspirations.
Size:11"x81/2"•368colorphotos•256
pp.• ISBN:978-0-7643-3462-7•hardcover•$50.00•
Schiffer LTD.
Today’s Top Stationery Artists.
Tori Higa.
This book profiles over 160 color images of
artwork from contemporary greeting card and
stationery designers. Each artist readers are
introduced to through images and text has a
uniqueandmodernapproach todesigning for the
age-old concept of handwritten correspondence.
They are all trendsetters in the stationery arena.
Size:81/2"x11"•169colorphotos•112pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-2832-9•softcover•$24.95
Today’s Top Stationery Artists 2.
Tori Higa.
This book contains the work of 52 new stationery
artists and over 350 vibrant color photos of their
imaginative work. Short artist biographies and
16 in-depth feature interviews with various
stationers provide readers with insight into their
inspiration and business. Valuable tips are pro-
vided for starting your own stationery company.
Graphic art designs are small and personal.
Size:81/2"x11"•355colorphotos•144pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3737-6•softcover•$29.99
historic printmaking
Song of the Broad-Axe.
Limited Facsimile
Edition
. Walt Whitman with hand illuminated
facsimile text by Wharton Esherick. This limited
edition of Wharton Esherick’s hand lettered and
illustrated prototype of Walt Whitman’s “Song
of the Broad-Axe” comes with an original 8"
x 11" print and special casing to ensure its
longevity as a treasured keepsake. Eighteen
beautiful black and white images capture the
artist’s vision and skill.
Size:12"x18"•18 images•88pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3678-2 • hard cover in box •
$350.00•
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