Eakins. 1967. VG HC Thomas Eakins American Realism Painting Monograph and Biog..

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Eakins Author: Schendler, Sylvan Publisher: Little, Brown & Company Release Date: 1967 Seller Category: ART BIOGRAPHY Qty Available: 1 Condition: Used: Very Good Sku: 01819 Notes: Very Good, 7 1/2" x 9 1/2" 8vo. First Edition black spine, warm brown cloth over boards, gilt lettering to cover and spine, bright orange endpapers intact and unmarked, scuffing on bottom edge, foxing and light soiling to top edge, binding slightly shaken, else clean, and unmarked throughout. Good glossy black pictorial dustjacket featuring Thomas Eakins's 1881 painting, The Pathetic Song on the front and back cover, pink and white lettering on spine, light bumping and very small closed tears at tips and top and bottom of spine, light foxing to interior, else intact, not price-clipped, and protected by a paper-backed Mylar sleeve. [vi] xix, 300 pp. Replete with black-and-white photographs of the artist's work. Includes Acknowledgments, Introduction, a List of 158 Illustrations, Chapter Notes and an Index. From the author: "Here, then, is a book for all students of American painting and for all who would ask to understand the nature of the American imagination. Although [the] discovery of Thomas Eakins has been long overdue, there is no doubt that his time, at last, has come." Acquired from the private library of photorealist, Robert Bechtle and art historian, Whitney Chadwick. Heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.