Bronzes of the American West

By: Broder, Patricia Janis w/intro by McCracken, Dr. Harold

Price: $335.75

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Book Condition: Very Good+


431 pp, green cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj light tan w/black lettering on the spine & front w/illustrated front of the sculpture "Coming Through The Rye", SIGNED by the author on the half title page. The volume tells the whole story of Western Bronzes illustrated w/511 illustrations w/48 plates in color. Contains biographical & insights about the artists & their work. Author explores the recurring themes of Western bronze sculpture & the lives of their most famous interpreters. Book contains biographical dictionary that contains thumbnail sketches of every sculptor discussed as well as others. Has geographical index of large-scale outdoor monuments portraying Western themes. The index lists the major Western bronzes in public museums & collectirons throughout the United States. Book provides the pertinent data for these works - years of their modeling & castings, dimensions, foundries, expositions in which they appeared. Some of the artists are Henry Kirke Brown, John Quincy Adams Ward, Olin Levi Warner, Edwin W. Deming, Eli Harvey, Solon H. Borglum, Charles M. Russell, Frederic Remington, Adolph Weinman, Micahel Naranho, Mahonri MacIntosh Young and many others. This is a very HEAVY BOOK.

Title: Bronzes of the American West

Author Name: Broder, Patricia Janis w/intro by McCracken, Dr. Harold

Illustrator: Photos

Categories: Art, Americana, Non-Fiction,

Publisher: New York, NY, Harry N. Abrams, Inc.: 1974

ISBN Number: 0810901331

ISBN Number 13: 9780810901339

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Book

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Size: 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall

Seller ID: 021917

Keywords: WESTERN BRONZE SCULPTURE ART NON-FICTION AMERICANA REFERENCE BOOK