187 Fair; ex-library copy (bookplate); spine extremities torn. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: XVIITH CENTURY PAINTING IN NEW ENGLAND : A ...
Publisher: Worcester Art Museum
Publication Date: 1935
Book Description The Trustees, Worcester Art Museum,, Worcester, Mass., 1935. Boards. Book Condition: Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Full title: XVIIth Century Painting in New England; A Catalogue of an Exhibition Held at the Worcester Art Museum in Collaboration with the American Antiquarian Society, July and August 1934, Compiled and Edited for the Committee by Louisa Dresser, . . . with a Laboratory Report by Alan Burroughs. 187 p. 53 ill. Foreword by Clarence S. Brigham; complete documentation and history of thirty-six portraits, with provenance and bibliography for each; notes on the subjects (including genealogies); report on the X-ray examination of the portraits by Alan Burroughs. Pioneering study of the ealiest known paintings produced in America; an essential text for the student of colonial American art and English provincial painting. Superb copy (often found in poor condition due to the fragile binding), with publisher's original printed paper labels on cover and spine. Bookseller Inventory # 004996