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For more than forty years, world-renowned artist Alan Flattmann has used pastels to capture the unique architecture and the changing scene in New Orleans’ most historic neighborhood. In this, the first published collection of his work, over 120 color images portray landmarks like the French Market, St. Louis Cathedral, and Galatoire’s Restaurant. Hardcover.
The first book to bring together, in color, such a large selection of Greenaway’s work. Kate Greenaway’s illustrations for children’s books have become synonymous with an English childhood, a world where children dance in flowery meadows and nursery rhyme characters find a life both beautiful and innocent. Hardcover.
In this fascinating biography, author John Kemp uses Ozols’ own paintings to reveal the life of the talented artist and teacher dedicated to passing down the lessons of the great painters of the past.
Lowell Davis is one of the premier craftsmen of our time. His unique farm-life figurines have graced shops and homes around the world and have been featured in The Saturday Evening Post, Country Living, and Collector’s Mart. This famed painter and sculptor now turns his craft to the page in his captivating work, The Book on Chickens, sure to be of interest to collectors and newcomers alike. Paperback Edition
This all-encompassing biography of Edna Hibel includes stories of her Boston childhood and shows the development of her unique artistic style from the discovery of her talent in the fourth grade throughout her career as an artist. Some of her accolades include the Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts, the Very Special Arts Presidential Award, six honorary doctorates, and honors from Pope John Paul II.
This complete collection details Keats’s artistic legacy chronologically, and illustrations and annotations together present a vivid depiction of the development of the acclaimed illustrator. Through these notes, one may learn how works were received, the significance of a particular work or group of works, as well as considerable information on children’s book publishing in the 1960s and 1970s. Hardcover.
Alderson draws upon recollections of those who knew Keats and upon the large archive of his works at the de Grummond Collection of the University of Southern Mississippi. Hardcover.
Researched and written by two recognized experts on Audubon’s work, Handbook of Audubon Prints is a complete, concise guide to the bird and animal prints created by the American naturalist and artist more than a century ago. Hardcover.
When artist Phil Sandusky viewed his native Jacksonville, Florida, from a distance, what he saw inspired him. The sandy white beaches and botanical gardens that had become commonplace to him during his childhood held new meaning to him once he moved away. The beauty of landmarks such as Main Street Bridge, the Boardwalk at Jacksonville Beach, Memorial Park, and the city’s skyline stood out in contrast to the sights in his adopted home of New Orleans.
This catalogue reproduces more than 350 woodcuts and linocuts printed during Hnizdovsky’s career. Hardcover.
Contains full-color reproductions of original art with the addition of 5 color pieces originally reproduced in black and white in the 1st edition. Hardcover.
Arranged in chronological order, each illustration is accompanied by complete bibliographical information, including pagination, issue date, physical description, and other notations. Every cover of each 1st edition book reproduced in color. Hardcover. (This is a short discount title.)
A prolific book and magazine illustrator of the early 20th century, Smith is best known for her illustrations of Good Housekeeping covers for more than 15 years during the post-World War I era. This pictorial volume also details the life and influences of this famed illustrator. Hardcover.
The spirit of a vanished society springs to life in this elegant collection of hundred-year-old water-color sketches. Léon Frémaux’s New Orleans Characters captures the striking images of nineteenth-century Louisiana: merry roustabouts dancing on the docks in New Orleans, Choctaw Indian women selling their surplus produce, a cotton classer grading the planters’ harvests.
Carnival season in New Orleans is an unequaled pageantry of light and color. Noted Crescent City artist Bob Graham captures the thrill of the season in more than forty paintings of revelers and marchers in parades including Zulu, Rex, Hermes, Muses, and Endymion. From the glow of the flambeaux to towering floats in every shape, this collectible volume showcases the joyful spirit of Mardi Gras in every bold brushstroke.
The streets, landscapes, and architecture of New Orleans spring to life in this collection of 150 paintings by impressionist painter Phil Sandusky. From Uptown to City Park, from Lakeview to the Central Business District, this local artist focuses his creative eye on the neighborhoods of an historic city. Hardcover.
More than 130 plein air paintings created between late 2006 and early 2012 portray the many angles of New Orleans, from intimate scenes to magnificent vistas. Differing from his previous books in that it also explores the areas surrounding the city, New Orleans Impressionist Cityscapes examines the majesty of Abita Springs, Fontainebleau Park, the humble fishing communities of St. Bernard Parish, the bustling Central Business District, and more.
Phil Sandusky is a nationally renowned plein air artist known for his cityscapes, particularly those of New Orleans. In the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Sandusky returned home, postponing repairs to his own damaged house in order to begin recording the devastation in his beloved city. The result is a collection of work that offers a vision of the beauty and fragility of New Orleans and displays the awesome power of nature.
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