Treasures of the Old West: Paintings and Sculpture from the Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art Exhibition Organised by Denver Art Museum (Peter H. Hassrick) soon to be presented for sale on the terrific BookLovers of Bath web site!
Published: New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1984, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Black & white photographs; Colour plates ;
From the cover: The golden legend of the American Wild West captivated some of our greatest artists, and they have portrayed the spirit, vigour, and rugged beauty of the frontier in a rich legacy of paintings and sculptures. Their genius was never more apparent than in the masterpieces shown in this handsome volume. These remarkable works, all from the celebrated Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art, narrate the opening of the American West and record the untrammelled scenery of an untamed land.
To view the paintings by the artists who depicted the West is to experience history in the making. The many beautifully reproduced works in this book provide an absorbing visual guide to the American scene during its legendary pioneering…
Very Good+ in Very Good+ Dust Wrapper.
Yellow boards with Red titling to the Spine. 126 pages. Index. Bibliography. 11¼” x 9¼”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I entice you with something lovely from my Art Exhibitions catalogue?