ARTISTS AND ILLUSTRATORS OF THE OLD WEST: 1850 – 1900.
New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1953. xvii,400pp. Index. Illustrations. Endpaper map. Brown cloth. First edition. Very good copy. The dust jacket shows edgewear and fraying at the ends, overall good+. An extensive and authoritative study of the more prominent artists of this period, it examines their sketches, water colors, engravings, paintings and lithographs. It studies the works of Charles Koppel, John Weyss, H. B. Mollhausen, Paul Frenzeny, Jules Tavernier, Otto Becker, Rufus Zogbaum, Frederic Remington, Charles Schreyvogel, William R. Leigh and a number of others. Enhanced by 72 pages of illustrations, it is a valuable addition to anyone interested in Western Art.