We are open! For operations and delivery updates due to COVID-19. (click here)
0

Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - A Mine of Beauty by Linda S. Ferber

This gorgeously illustrated book celebrates the recent generous gift of William Trost Richards' watercolours to Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, and is concurrent with the exhibition A Mine of Beauty: Landscapes by William Trost Richards. The show is also on view at Newport Art Museum in Newport, Rhode Island in the summer and autumn of 2012. Scenes ranging from muted and serene to light infused and colour saturated, Richards' watercolours and oil paintings brilliantly capture the very essence of nature. Images are reproduced on a one-to-one scale, providing a lavish study of this pre-Raphaelite artist's work. Two prefaces and an essay by leading experts in the art historical field further expand on the history of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Philadelphia landscape painting in general and William Trost Richards specifically. AUTHOR: Linda S. Ferber is Vice President and Senior Art Historian, New-York Historical Society. ILLUSTRATIONS: 115 colour

Buy A Mine of Beauty by Linda S. Ferber from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781555953829
ISBN-10: 1555953824
Format: Hardback
(220mm x 250mm x 0mm)
Pages: 144
Imprint: Hudson Hills Press Inc.,U.S.
Publisher: Hudson Hills Press Inc.,U.S.
Publish Date: 26-Sep-2012
Country of Publication: United States

Book Reviews - A Mine of Beauty by Linda S. Ferber

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Mine of Beauty book by Linda S. Ferber and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)


Author Biography - Linda S. Ferber

Linda S. Ferber is Vice President and Senior Art Historian, New-York Historical Society.

A Preview for this title is currently not available.