Great Masters of Mexican Folk Art, Near Fine HC in DJ, 180 artists, 434 color ..

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Great Masters of Mexican Folk Art
ISBN:
0810967456
Author:
De Calderon Candida, Fernandex
Publisher:
Harry N. Abrams
Release Date:
1998
Seller Category:
MEXICAN ART
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1
Condition:
Used: Excellent
Sku: 01571
Notes: Near Fine 10" x 13" hardcover in black cloth over boards, silver gilt titling stamped to cover and spine, very minor bump to top fore edge tip, showing no other visible shelf wear, clean, tightly bound, and unmarked throughout. Near Fine pictorial black dust jacket featuring a piece of colorful folk art to the cover, white lettering to cover and spine, some rubbing, else clean, intact, unclipped, and protected by a paper-backed Brodart sleeve. 551 pp. replete with 434 full-color illustrations of the work of 180 living artists representing 117 communities from every Mexican state. Includes a Foreword, Introduction, a Bibliography, Credits, Acknowledgements, an Alphabetical Index of Artisans, and six chapters each highlighting one art form including Clay, Vegetable Fibers, Wood, Metals, Textiles, and "Various". From the dustjacket: "...[T]hese craftspeople were especially selected to participate in an ambitious program to support Mexico's folk art traditions...From this project has come the most beautiful book ever published on the popular art of Mexico, with hundreds of dazzling illustrations and an informative text about each artist." A gift-worthy copy. Heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.