VG-/NONE. 8vo 8"-9" tall; 120 pages; Five Black Artists in Nineteenth-Century America by Lynda Roscoe Hartigan. Washington, D. C. : Published for the National Museum of American Art by the Smithsonian Institution Press, 1985. First edition. Joshua Johnson (1765-1830) a portraitist in the folk-art tradition; Robert Scott Duncanson (1817-1872), a landscape painter; Edward Mitchell Bannister (1828-1901), a landscape painter in the Barbizon style; Edmonia Lewis (c. 1845-c. 1912), the first African-American sculptress, who worked primarily in marble; and the celebrated Henry Ossawa Tanner (1859-1927), a student of Eakins, who lived and worked in Europe after 1891. Interior v. G. Minor scuffing to front cover in clouds. Member of FABA (Fl Antiquarian Booksellers' Assoc)
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