Art of the Gold Rush
Driesbach, Janice T.; Jones, Harvey L.; Holland, Katherine Church
Price: 17.50 USD
[Oakland / Sacramento / Berkeley, CA]: Oakland Museum of California / Crocker Art Museum / University of California Press, 1998. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall. Slight rubbing to wrappers; else a near fine copy internally. xv, , 148 pages. Catalogue of the traveling exhibition, at 4 US institutions in all, January 1998 - June 1999; features works related to the epidemic of gold fever sweeping the United States at that particular point in time by the likes of Thomas A. Ayres, Harrison Eastman, E. Godchaux, F.S. Marryat, John Prendergast, W. Taber, and others. Foreword by Stephen C. McGough and Dennis M. Power; artists' biographies by Holland; selected bibliography and index. Also notable for the color map of the gold country. First Edition. Near Fine.