FOLK ART IN AMERICA - ''A PERSONAL VIEW'' - For Sale
FOLK ART IN AMERICA - ''A PERSONAL VIEW''
GREAT REFERENCE BOOK ON AMERICAN FOLK ART!! The story of the roots of America''s passion for art that is uniquely its own. Through her text and illustrations, Adele Earnest (a founding trustee of the Museum of American Folk Art) acquaints the reader with folk art masterpieces and some of the artists who crated them. She relates the history of the folk art movement in America and the founding of the Museum of American Folk Art. She reminisces about those early collectors who blazed a place for folk art in the art world: Henry Francis duPont, Electra Havemeyer Webb, Titus Geesey, and the flamboyant Mme.Gamma Walska, to name but a few. Condition: Very Good; Circa: 1984; Heigth: 11''; Width: 9''