The American Personality: The Artist-Illustrator of Life in the United States, 1860-1930
Bloch, E. Maurice et al.
Price: 7.20 USD
Fort Worth, TX: Amon Carter Museum of Art, 1976. Wraps. 184 pp. 1 color, 59 bw plates. Catalogue lists a whopping 336 items. this astounding bibliography of American illustrators is quite comprehensive and has several sub categories. Detailed artist biographies supplied. Essay titles include Literature and Art for the Masses: The Dime Novel; American Women and the Woman Illustrator; Young People and Children's Literature; The "Special Artist" of the American Wars; Americans at Leisure; The African-American Artist-Illustrator; Urban Life and Society: In the "400" and Out; The Great Migration: Destination America; The Character and Characters of American Literature; The American Frontier. Published to accompany an exhibition held at the Amon Carter Museum of Art, Fort Worth, Texas, July 8-August 22, 1976, Frederick S. Wight Art Gallery, University of California, Los Angeles, October 12-December 12, 1976. VG.