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The Watercolor Drawins of Thomas Rowlandson From the Albert H. Wiggin Collections in the Boston Public Library

By Arthur W. Heintzelman

1971

Waston Guptill Publications : New York

13" by 10.5"

127pp

 

 

 

DETAILS

A fascinating look at the artist talents of Thomas Rowlandson, best known for his work in watercolour. Profusely illustrated with numerous examples of Rowlandson's work.

Held in the original unclipped dustwrapper. Original published in 1947, this volume is the second printing of this work. A wonderful exploration of the artistic works of the artist and caricaturist Thomas Rowlandson. His work is noted for its satirical tone, and quick wit. Celebrated as one of the best loved artist of the Georgian era, this volume showcases Thomas Rowlandson's artists talents, offering an in-depth critic of many of his artworks. The works featured are from the Albert H. Wiggin Collection at the Boston Public Library, where the author of this volume, Arthur W. Heintzelman, worked as the Keeper of Prints. Arthur W. Heintzelman, himself was a noted artist, who has been honoured for his contributions to art. Illustrated throughout with 52 plates, collated complete.

CONDITION

In a full cloth binding, held in the original unclipped dustwrapper. Externally excellent with minor shelfwear. Dustwrapper is generally smart. Light bumping to the head and tail of the spine and also to the extremities. Small closed tears to tail of the wrap, to the tail. Two closed tears to the rear of the wrap, to the head, each no more than 1cm. Two small closed tears, to the front of the wrap. Light rubbing to the rear joint, and the odd mark to the rear of the wrap. Internally firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean.

Overall Condition: Near Fine in a Very Good Indeed dustwrapper

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