Considerations on Painting: Lectures Given …, John La Farge, 1895, Very Good

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La Farge, John. Considerations on Painting: Lectures Given in the Year 1893 at the Metropolitan Museum of New York (New York: Macmillan and Co., 1895).
English, Very Good, HC, 8vo, 7 1/2" x 6," 270 pp. + one pp. in back advertising another art book.

Maroon-brown cloth-covered boards with gilt lettering on front and spine. Top edge gilt. Covers have light rubbing, two tiny stains on front, slight fading along spine, and slightly bumped tips, else clean and intact, binding tight. Pages have light age toning and foxing, a small bookseller's ticket tipped in on back pastedown, and a former owner's signature in black ink on front free endpaper, else clean and intact. This is a collection of lectures about painting and art by John La Farge. La Farge addresses a wide range of subtopics about art such as taste, personality, meaning, intent, and sincerity. John La Farge (1835-1910) was an American artist and author. His artistic practice spanned a diverse range of disciplines including stained glass design, painting, illustration, and interior design.