THE DEMOCRATIC ART: Pictures for a 19th-Century America
Edition: First US edition
London / Ft. Worth, TX: Scolar Press / Amon Carter Museum of Western Art, 1980. Brick and tan cloth. pp (xvi), (358) + colour plates; b&w reproductions in text, indexed. Fine in fine, price-clipped jacket. "The first full-scale study of the chromo[lithography] phenomenon. It details the materials and machines used in production, profiles the leading lithographers, and describes the ways chromos were distributed. In broader terms, it defines a culture hungry for art and social graces and responsive to new influences, and examines the people who were so eager to adorn their walls and lives with the colors, landscapes, and portraits common to a growing society." Studies the period 1840-1900. Note: 2.5 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.
Condition: Binding: Hardcover.