THE ART OF THOMAS COLE: AMBITION AND IMAGINATION, by Parry - 1988
THE ART OF THOMAS COLE: AMBITION AND IMAGINATION, Parry, 1988, US landscape
by Ellwood C. Parry
Thomas Cole was one of the most important contributors of American landscape painting before the Civil War, with a career spanning the second quarter of the nineteenth century and often considered the founder of the Hudson River School of romantic landscape painting. This splendid volume offers a stunning and awe-inspiring insight into the genial artist's world of magnificent landscapes and sceneries, chronologically documenting his life and career. Three sections presenting and discussing his serial paintings are added, as well as two appendixes on the 1848 memorial exhibition and his entire life. 419 pages. 9.25 x 12.25 inches.
Lavishly illustrated with captioned color and black & white reproductions of the artist's works. Abundantly documented and explained. Superb portrait of the artist inside.
Published by: Associated University Presses, London and Toronto, 1988.
Hardback is overall in VERY GOOD+ condition, with a VERY GOOD+ DJ.
- ISBN: 0874132142
- Covers are overall in nice condition, with sharp corners.
- Spine has bright gilt.
- Spine ends are minimally bumped.
- Binding is tight.
- Upper edge of textblock shows light stain near corner. (See photos)
- DJ is in excellent condition with very minimal fading mostly near edges, some slight bumping at head and tail of spine, and a mild crease on back. (See photos)
- Pages are entirely free from any writing or intentional marks.
- Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
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