Anna Richards Brewster: American Impressionist, Judith Kafka Maxwell, Wanda M. Corn, Berkeley, University of California Press, 2008, HC

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Maxwell, Judith Kafka with an Introduction by Wanda M.Corn. Berkeley, California: University of California Press, 2008
English, NF, HC, 4to, L 11 1/4" X W 9". 202 pp.
ISBN: 9780520257498

Near Fine quarto, green cloth over board, gilt lettering to spine, covers near perfect with minor edgewear and bumping to tips, slight bow to front cover, otherwise tightly bound and no markings throughout. Pages are pristine and intact. Replete with full color and black-and-white reproductions, many full page. [x] 202 pp. including plates and index. Near Fine pictorial dust jacket featuring a full-color illustration of artist’s painting Venice, Italy, white and yellow titling to cover and spine, back cover features full-color Fifth Avenue, New York, 1919. Interior flaps include yellow lettering. Protected in a paper-backed Mylar sleeve. Published on the occasion of the exhibition Anna Richards Brewster, American Impressionist at the Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, New York, June 21- September 7, 2008, the Butler Institute for American Art, Youngstown, Ohio, September 27-December 28, 2008, and the Fresno Metropolitan Museum, Fresno, California, March 29-June 14, 2009. Text in English. Contents include 63 full-color plates, 45 mostly-color text figures, Introduction by Wanda M. Corn, and essays by Leigh Culver and Kirsten Swinth. This beautifully illustrated book provides a look into the turn-of-the-twentieth-century as experienced by a woman artist and includes narrations that expose the post-Civil War rise of women artists and the struggles they faced.