Very Good in Very Good jacket. Collectible. Folio-over 12"-15" tall. Cloth, 256 pp., illus. (some col. ), biblio., index; 33 cm. Near fine. Firm binding, clean inside copy. Light shelfwear to boards, age toning. Stated "First Edition." Dust jacket, with light shelfwear, protected in a mylar book cover. OVERSIZE! No priority/air, except by special arrangement. "338 illustrations, 113 in full color." A lavish monograph on the American painter, who was an expatriate for many years in France and England. Famous for his portraits of aristocrats and nouveaux riche, he experimented with Impressionist techniques in his outdoor scenes. Text by critic-poet Carter Ratcliff. Richly illustrated with colour plates.
Despite the weight of this marvelous "coffee table book", it's worth it to page through some of the best work of John Singer Sargent. So much nicer to see works of art as large as possible to have the full experience. This is a good book to start with.
Nov 4, 2010
This book is a good as it was listed. Very good and I love it.
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