The illustrator in America, 1860-2000

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The Society of Illustrators, 2001 - Art - 452 pages
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This comprehensive reference showcases the work of over 650 artists, covering American illustration from the Civil War through the entire 20th century. It also includes a biographical sketch on each artist along with a time-line chart that provides the various influences of styles and schools needed to understand the artists and their work. First published in 1964 and revised in 84, this third edition is now offered in paperback for the first time. Included in this incredible compendium are the works of Winslow Homer, Norman Rockwell, Jessie Wilcox Smith, J.C. Leyendecker, Milton Glaser, Chris van Allsburg and many more.

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The illustrator in America, 1860-2000

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Historian and illustrator Reed here expands the time frame of two previous editions of The Illustrator in America, reaching back to 1860 and forward to the present. His previous editions included ... Read full review

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Walt Reed has authored several award winning books on illustration. He lives in New York City.