Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 0316918032. Memoirs of the former Director of the National Gallery of Art. No bumps, bruises, scuffs, or soiling. Some pencil underlining in the Foreward and Chapter 2. The DJ has some shelfwear and a 1/2" chip at the bottom of the fold.; 8vo 8"-9" tall.
Very Good. No Jacket. 8vo 7.75-9.75'' tall. Nice Firm Clean copy! Unmarked. Light general wear. 320 pages. American art curator. Walker graduated from Harvard University in 1930, where he studied with Paul J. Sachs. Formed the Harvard Society for Contemporary Art, with Philip Johnson, Lincoln Kirstein, and Edward M. M. Warburg. Studied with Bernard Berenson, and worked at the American Academy in Rome. Worked with David E. Finley, in the initial installation of the National Gallery of Art. Appointed chief curator, in January 1939. Went to Europe in 1945, to help identify Nazi plunder. Appointed director of the National Gallery of Art, from 1956 to 1969.
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