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Winslow Homer and the Illustrated Book Hardcover


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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 348 pages
  • Publisher: Syracuse Univ Pr (Sd); 1st edition (February 1992)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0815625502
  • ISBN-13: 978-0815625506
  • Product Dimensions: 9.6 x 6.5 x 1.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.8 pounds
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,572,122 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Homer's paintings and illustrations have received much attention, but this is the first study to focus on his book illustrations alone. Tatham's account is balanced. Though he does not deny that these illustrations are uneven in quality, he points out many fine qualities of the best ones and argues persuasively that Homer's approach to painting was greatly influenced by his work as an illustrator. Chapters on Homer's illustrations for juvenile fiction, fiction, poetry, history, etc. illustrate this point. Part of the value of this book is the discussion of Homer's art in relation to the publishers' demands, reading fashions among the book-buying public, and the technology of printing. Especially valuable for specialized collections.
- Douglas G. Campbell, George Fox Coll., Newberg, Ore.
Copyright 1992 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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