If Pictures Could Talk: Stories About California Paintings in Our Collection

Oakland: WIM, 1989. 1st. Original cloth. First Edition. Folio, 382 pp. Bibliography; Index. 168 numbered color plates. Essays by Arthur Millier, Joseph Armstrong Baird, Jr., and Nancy Dustin Wall Moure. Mauve cloth with color plate adhered to front cover; white lettering. Binding slightly shaken; minor wear;two small white spots to lower spine; a near fine copy. Item #17035
ISBN: 0938842072

Catalog for an important collection of California paintings by noted artists including Albert Bierstadt, Franz Bischoff, Carl Oscar Borg, William Henry Clapp, Edwin Deakin, Albert Thomas DeRome, Maynard Dixon, Henry Chapman Ford, E. Charlton Fortune, August Gay, Selden Gile, Percy Gray, Armin Hansen, Thomas Hill, Xavier Martinez, Francis McComas, Edgard Payne, Hanson Puthuff, Granville Redmond, Guy Rose, Will Sparks, William Wendt and many more. Sadly, this private collection was lost in the 1991 Oakland hills fire, along with many copies of this book. This is a heavy book and may require additional shipping.

Price: $250.00

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