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printmaking • animation art • contemporary pop art & artists
Wharton Esherick’s Illuminated & Illus-
trated Song of the Broad-Axe: By Walt
With an introductory essay by Paul
Eisenhauer. A reproduction of Wharton Esherick’s
hand lettered and illustrated prototype of Walt
Whitman’s"SongoftheBroad-Axe."Smaller than
the original, this edition was carefully printed
to provide as true a reproduction as possible. It
captures the artist’s vision and skill and, for the
first time, makes this book available to the public.
Size:81/2"x11"•18 images•48pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3677-5 • hard cover • $35.00
Schiffer LTD.
Harry Bertoia Monoprints.
Nancy N. Schiffer.
Artist Harry Bertoia (1915-1978) made thousands
of monoprints, many becoming the basis of
sculptures during his forty-year career. Over
1500 monoprints are presented with identifying
numbers and dimensions.
Size:9"x12"•1534 images•304pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3850-2 • hard cover • $89.99
Schiffer LTD.
Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Famous Lead-
ers and Battles of the Civil War.
nineteenth century concise history of the
American Civil war is illustrated with 740
wood cuts. The subjects illustrated include
portraits of political and military leaders,
famous forts, pivotal battles and naval
engagements, military encampments, and
major events. These images were created
by a corps of war artists employed by Frank
Leslie for his illustrated newspapers.
Size: 11 3/4" x 16" • 740 b/w illustrations •
Louis Icart: The Complete Etchings.
. William R. Holland, Clif-
ford P. Catania, and Nathan D. Isen. Over 500
different etchings with particular attention to
the early years 1911-1924, when Icart was a
relatively unknown artist and his edition sizes
were small. The existing confusion surrounding
Icart’s work is clarified, explaining the variations
in his signature, the use of the “Windmill” and
other seals, and the myriad of copyright notations
found on his etchings.Size:9"x12"•510colorillus.
Index • 248 pp.
The Etchings of Louis Icart.
S. Michael
Schnessel & Mel Karmel. Artist Louis Icart’s
famous etchings of beautiful women are pictured
here in 456 photos with critical appraisals of
his techniques. A family background includes
personal photos of Icart’s wife, scenes from his
home and studio, and a chronological catalog
of many of his etchings.
Index • 192 pp.
S. Michael Schnessel. Artist Louis Icart’s
provocative and beautiful etchings are presented
with detailed descriptions of his techniques; rep-
resentative oil paintings show the development
of his style, and the text explains the forces
influencing him. A generous selection from his
watercolors, illustrated books, lithographs, and
erotica is included.
Size:9’’x12’’•217pictures reproduced
Index • 178 pp.
Louis Icart Erotica.
William A. Holland.
Devoted exclusively to the erotic artworks of
Louis Icart which every art & antiques dealer,
auctioneer, and collector has seen with no clue
about their origin or value. Here is an explanatory
text, accompanied by 299 color pictures of
Icart’s most readily available erotic artwork with
identifying titles and a price guide.
Price Guide • 176 pp.
Boudoir Art: The Celebration of Life.
Clifford P. Catania. Illustrated with 280 color
examples of charming Boudoir Art, the book
chronicles “major” and “minor” artists of the
early twentieth century who captured the beauty
of post-Victorian women through their etchings
and lithographs. Information about the art and
artists accompanies the photos including size,
number of copies printed, and exact wording of
copyright declarations when known.
Price Guide • 144 pp.
Maxfield Parrish.
Revised Price Guide.
Ludwig. The classic reference for this noted art-
ist’s life and works, including book illustrations,
magazine covers and landscapes calendars in
the early 20th century which have become
famous. His unique style of painting is explained
step-by-step and is shown in photographs. A
newly revised independent value guide for the
pictures is included.
Value Guide/Index • 224 pp.
The Collectible Maxfield Parrish.
R. Holland & Douglas Congdon-Martin. Here the
great wealth and beauty of illustrator Maxfield
Parrish’s work is presented in 700 beautiful color
photographs. Focusing on those images that are
available and can be collected by the average
person, it has a useful Price Guide. This is an
essential reference for collectors of Parrish’s
work and those interested in the development
of the illustrator’s art in America.
Price Guide • 214 pp.
Great Children’s Illustrators: 1880-1930.
Darrell Heppner. Some of the best illustrators
of children’s books from the late 1880s to the
1920s, including Anne Anderson, Frances
Brundage, Clara Burd, Bertha Corbett, Fanny
Cory, Melcema Denny, Bessie Pease Gutmann,
Queen Holden, Maud Humphrey, Henrietta Le
Mair, Jessie Wilcox Smith, Ida Waugh, and more.
Biographical sketches, along with a listing and
price guide of illustrated baby books.
Price Guide • 176 pp.
Bessie Pease Gutmann: Over Fifty Years
of Published Art.
2nd edition, revised
Karen Choppa. A visual masterpiece with more
full-colorphotosofGutmann’swork thanallother
previous Gutmann publications. Some of the
works shown are so rare that this book provides
their only publication. This is the most complete
price guide to Gutmann’s work and a wonderful
reference for illustrators and art libraries.
Price Guide • 160 pp.
Harrison Fisher: Defining the American Beauty.
Tina Skinner. Harrison Fisher ‘s illustrations in nearly
450 color and black and white magazine covers and
book pages document his career. Most famous from
1905 to 1920, he achieved celebrity status and was
the leading judge of beauty. Includes price guide by
dealer and collector Bruce Magnotti.
Price Guide • 176 pp.
Maud Humphrey: Her Permanent Imprint
on American Illustration.
Karen Choppa
& Paul Humphrey. One of the most popular
illustrators in America at the turn of the century,
Maud’s impact on American illustration was
lost until recently. This biography is a look at a
woman growing up in Victorian times and the
limitations those times set before her. Many of
her images are included to bring her art to life.
A Bit of Brundage: The Illustration Art
of Frances Brundage.
Sarah Steier & Donna
Braun. Prolific American illustrator Frances
Brundage was atypical of her time—during the
late 1800s to mid-1930s she was a well-known
artist. With over 500 color illustrations and an
extensive price guide, this book presents images
of children and beautiful ladies in her unique style
which is growing in popularity today.
Price Guide/Index • 176 pp. ISBN:0-7643-0716-9
animation art
Animation Art: The Early Years, 1911-
1954. A Visual Reference for Collectors.
Jeff Lotman. The major reference. Nearly 6,800
pieces of movie animation art are included in
color. Explore the early period of animation,
from the founding of the Winsor McKay Studio
in 1911 up to cels from 1954 productions. The
animation process is explained along with tips
for animation art collectors.
Size:81/2"x11"•6800 illus.
Guide to Auction Prices • 420 pp.
Animation Art at Auction: Since 1994.
Lotman. Fascinating information about what to
buy, where to buy it, and what the cost might be.
Animation afficionado Jeff Lotman has done it
again! With over 1500+ photographs and more
than 5,000 concise textual entries, almost every
studio that produced animation art for shorts,
features, or commercials has work included.
Guide to Auction Prices • 208 pp.
contemporary pop art & artists
Frédéric Claquin. Representing
countries as far-reaching and distinct as Italy,
the Netherlands, Japan, Austria, Guatemala,
and the United States (to name a few), the 34
international artists featured in this collection
reveal the richness and diversity of contemporary
graphic arts.
ARTtitude 2.
Frédéric Claquin. Drawing is
not a crime!™ The bold and brash ARTtitude
is back with another international look at some
of the most iconic and unusual artists of the
moment, including Amanda Mocci, Jim Phillips,
Conrad Roset, Cricket Press, Robert Proch, Ron
Guyatt, T-Bone & Ajax, The Arcade Company,
and many more.
Size:81/2"x11"•300+color images•192pp.
Newbrow: 50 Contemporary Artists.
Pomajambo. This vivid art book spotlights 50
artists of the Lowbrow art movement, with 188
color photos of their work. Artists from across
the US, Denmark, Germany, and Australia are
featured. The images themselves are filled with
social commentary, startling imagery, and sharp
humor.Theauthordescribes theirartas,“…a raw
unapologetic form of expression that represents
today’s current culture.”
Lowbrow Tarot: An Artistic Collaborative
Effort in Honor of Tarot.
Aunia Kahn and
Russell J. Moon. Twenty-three lowbrow Tarot
artists show original artwork, including J. Alca-
ntara, C.C. Askew, C.A. Baade, S.G. Brooks, M.
Crabapple, P. Deignan, D.M. Diaz, C. Drake, J.
Joslin, A. Kahn, K. Kuksi, E. Lebeau, L. Lipton,
D.S. Luo, A. Mason, C. Mars, C. Rangel, D.
Stoupakis, C. Ulrich, C. Umana, B. M. Viveros,
H. Watts, and C. Zar.
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