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A Concise History of Modern Painting

by Read Herbert

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

New York & Chicago: Frederick A. Praeger, Publishers. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1959. Cloth Hard Cover. Red cover with gilt lettering on spine. 376 pages, profusely illustrated in b/w and in color. The works of nearly 400 painters are illustrated in the text or pictorial catalogue, with Text references, Bibliography, List of works reproduced, Index. Among these painters are: Paul Cezanne, Georges Seurat, Andre Derain, Henri Matisse, George Braque, Fernand Leger, A. Modigliani, R. Delaunay, G. de Chirico, Picasso, Rufino Tamayo, Serge Poliakoff, Nicolas de Stael, Jackson Pollock, Jean Bazaine. Oscar Kokoschka, Piet Mondrian...; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .
  • Bookseller: Francois Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 1561
  • Title: A Concise History of Modern Painting
  • Author: Read Herbert
  • Format/binding: Cloth Hard Cover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good with no dust jacket
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Frederick A. Praeger, Publishers
  • Place: New York & Chicago
  • Date published: 1959
  • Keywords: Art, Art History, Painting,
  • Bookseller catalogs: All;


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