Small folio. original green cloth lettered in gilt, patterned endpapers. Profusely illustrated. "Long overdue, this is the first comprehensive book on the lives and works of turn-of-the-century California painters. It focuses on the Ôplein air', or outdoor, painters working in Southern California from the 1890's through the 1930's. While their styles reflect a range from Decorative and Romantic Realist to Post-Impressionist, most prevalent is an Impressionistic bias ." -from the dust jacket. pictorial dust jacket (fine, in Brodart). Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Plein Air Painters of California. The ...
Publisher: Westphal Publishing
Publication Date: 1982
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First edition.
Book Description Westphal Publishing, Irvine, California, 1982. Hardcover. First Impression. Demy Folio, [ 30cm/12inches], full gilt-embossed conifer-green coloured cloth sans dust jacket, pp. 208, indexed. Illustrated with b-w halftones as well as colour plates. Please feel free to inquire as to particulars and/or additional snapshots. On June 30, 2015 the Laguna Art Museum honored Ruth Lilly Westphal, a Newport Beach resident, as the first recipient of the California Art Award. The California Art Award is a new award that Laguna Art Museum, a museum of California art, will bestow upon individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the study and public awareness of California art. In the 1980s and early 90s, Westphal published three books that became the foundation for the serious study and reassessment of early California art. These books include Plein Air Painters of California: The Southland (1982), Plein Air Painters of California: The North (1986), and American Scene Painting: California, 1930s and 1940s (1991). The California Art Award Dinner took place in the museumís California Gallery where guests were surrounded by paintings from the 1920s featured in the museumís current exhibition Modern Spirit and the Group of Eight. The event featured a three-course dinner catered by 24 Carrots, preceded by a cocktail reception with live music. Speakers included Ruthís long-time friend and avid art collector Gene Crain; Laguna Art Museumís curator of collections Janet Blake; Executive Director Malcolm Warner; The Irvine Museumís Executive Director Jean Stern; and Historical Collections Council President Bob Ehrlich. In exceptionally good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 26281
Book Description Westphal Publishing, Irvine, California, 1990. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Gift inscription opposite title page. Third Printing. Bookseller Inventory # 011887
Book Description Westphal Publishing, 1982. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Good. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0961052007
Book Description U.S.A.: Derus Fine Art Books, 1982. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Oversize, NOT ex-library copy. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-16287659895
Book Description Derus Fine Art Books 1982-10, 1982. Hardcover. Book Condition: good. 0961052007. Bookseller Inventory # 689971
Book Description Westphal Publ., 1990. Leinen mit Goldprägung OU, 3. Aufl.. 218 S., Ill., 29 cm, Papier-Einband etwas bestossen und berieben, mit kleinem Riss vorne, sonst gutes Ex. Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 2000. Bookseller Inventory # 118728
Book Description Westphal Publishing, Irvine, Calif, 1982. Hardcover. Green cloth. x, 218 pp. 65+ bw, 135 color plates. This companion volume covers the outdoor painters working in Southern California at the turn of the century through the 1930s, mainly in the Impressionist style. Their work, popular in its day, was forgotten during the avalanche of "modern" art, but lately these radiant paintings are being rediscovered as our culture reawakens to beauty. Included are essays by five contributors, list of paintings, notes, bibliography, and an index. Showcases 17 artists from Los Angeles, 9 artists from Laguna Beach, and 4 artists from San Diego with professional and biographical information and beautiful color plates. Companion volume is titled "Plein Air Painters of California: The North" VG- (No dust jacket; label & few marks from previous gallery owner; average edge wear; interior is good.). Bookseller Inventory # 142378
Book Description Westphal Publishing, Irvine, CA, 1990. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. Third Printing. 218 pages, 4to. Out of Print. Minor shelfwear. DJ in mylar. Tightly bound, no marks. Volume is in Near Fine condition. Bookseller Inventory # 54233
Book Description Hardcover. Book Condition: As New. Bookseller Inventory # S-543-10
Book Description Hardcover. Book Condition: As New. Bookseller Inventory # S-605-15