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1 Perlman, Bennard B. (edited by) Revolutionaries of Realism: the Letters of John Sloan and Robert Henri
0691044139 / 9780691044132; An introduction by Mrs. John Sloan is included. In the saga of American art's coming-of-age, Robert Henri and John Sloan stand tall among those in the vanguard of the campaign. These two major American artists were kindred spirits who maintained a special friendship throughout their lives, from the moment they met in 1892 until Henri's death 37 years later. This volume offers the first publication of the full correspondence between the two painters, capturing the opinions, work habits, and various traumas of Henri and Sloan, thus casting a new light on their lives and art. Many of the letters are illustrated with previously unpublished drawings - Henri's quickly sketched caricatures and Sloan's more carefully detailed compositions. As the leaders of the Ashcan School, they proclaimed that all life was fit subject matter for the artist, and organized a landmark exhibition of The Eight - a group that included Maurice Prendergast and Arthur B. Davies - in 1908. These letters also mention other prominent artists of the Henri-Sloan circle. 350 pages including a chronology and index. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Princeton Univ Press
Princeton, New Jersey, U. S. A., 1997, First Edition
Hardcover
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Illustrated by Sloan, John; Henri, Robert; 
002888; 
Price: 20.24 USD
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2 Swales, David Hand Illustrated Postal Envelopes
1858213169 / 9781858213163; In this beautiful and innovative book, David Swales studies hand-illustrated postal envelopes from their origins in the nineteenth century, to the lastest greatly enhanced forms, made possible by the use of modern materials, graphical styles and postal practices. Swales describes how the integration of clever ideas, good artwork and an appropriate choice of postal stamp into the design of an envelope illustration can result in an attractive or meaningful message of communication to send to a friend or loved one. All successful examples have, to some degree, and element of surprise for the recipient embodied in the illustration, and it is this quality more than any other which brings a lasting enjoyment and fascination to those who receive them and to those who produce them. Such envelopes can become collector's items and may also, in the future, become documents of considerable social worth. Bound in black cloth, these pages reproduced on heavy glossy paper include over 100 hand illustrated envelopes, giving the reader an entertaining and instructive introduction to this art form. A list of artists or illustrators known to have produced these envelopes is included. ; 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall
Pentland Press Ltd
Bishop Auckland, County Durham, United Kingdom, 1996, 
Hardcover
New in New dust jacket

Illustrated by Photographs; 
002752; 
Price: 9.66 USD
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3 Urbanelli, Lora S. The Book Art of Lucien Pissarro: with a Bibliographical List of the Books of the Eragny Press, 1894-1914
1559211911 / 9781559211918; NEW - Lucien Pissaro, first son of the Impressionist artist Camille Pissaro, grew to find his own voice despite the clamorous orbit of artists around his father. As a young man Lucien was inspired by the work of Kate Greenaway; one can see the influence of his designs and illustrations of children's stories. He arrived in London just as the Arts and Crafts movement was gaining momentum. Lucien saw the opportunity to combine his love of book making and illustration and founded the Eragny Press, which ran from 1894 to 1914 and published 32 titles with more than 300 wood-engraved illustrations, borders, and fancy capitals. The press closed when WWI broke out but its legacy is a beautiful combination of French impressionistic interest in color and light and the English aesthetics of Arts and Crafts design. 127 pages, including a selected biography and list of Eragny publications. The books is well illustrated in color and black & white with designs from the Press books and other that Lucien created. The binding is 1/4 cloth, with the remaining done in a fan design. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
Moyer Bell Ltd
Kingston, Rhode Island, U. S. A., 1997, 
Hardcover
New in New dust jacket

Illustrated by Pissaro, Lucien; 
002302; 
Price: 16.56 USD
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