By: Salinger, Margaretta
New York, NY, Random House: 1986
Seller ID: 004023
Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
As the Metropolitan Museum of Art has the finest collection of American paintings in the world, this selection of 100 masterpieces by 67 artists represents the highlight of American paintings, and the highlight of the Museum collection. Not a general survey, the book covers painting in America from the colonial period to World War I, ending with the group of artists known as The Eight. 35 paintings are reproduced not only in full but also with four-color details that give the viewer a new look into the artist's style. The text with each painting gives insight as to the ideas or motivation behi... View More...