Splendide Californie! Impressions of the Golden State by French Artists, 1786 to 1900. Claudine Chalmers.

Splendide Californie! Impressions of the Golden State by French Artists, 1786 to 1900

San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 2001. 1st. Original cloth. First Edition, Limited to 450 copies. Folio. xiv, 144pp [1]. Beautifully illustrated throughout with color and black & white reproductions. Green cloth with paper title label to spine and color plate to front board in light grey slipcase. Designed by the Yolla Bolly Press, printed on Arches Velin papger. A fine copy, as new. Item #7562

A history of the French experience in California in the late 18th and 19th centuries through paintings and words. A history of the French experience in California in the late 18th and 19th centuries through paintings and words. Includes biographical essays on 28 artists such as Louis Jules Masselot, Charles Henri Victor Prevost, Ernest Etienne Narjot, Antoine Claveau, Jules Tavernier, Christian-Henri Roullier, and many more.

Price: $450.00

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