An American Celebration: The Art of Charles Wysocki

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Greenwich Press, 1985 - Art - 192 pages
Charles Wysocki delights in his native land and portrays the joys of its early days so lyrically that he has become the country's leading painter of Americana. In AN AMERICAN CELEBRATION, his premier collection, the artist offers over 200 full-color paintings. Text by Betty Ballantine perfectly embellishes his sense of time and place, providing a further look into American lore, history, innovations, and accomplishments. Selection of the Literary Guild. Excerpted in Family Circle and Americana magazine. 118,000 copies in print.

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An album of colorful regional vignettes of American period life, evocative of the primitives of Grandma Moses. Read full review

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Charles Wysocki's paintings and prints are exhibited at GWS Galleries in Southport, Connecticut, and in Carmel, California, and his work can also be seen at the Conacher Galleries in San Francisco. He lives in Cedar Glen, California.

Betty Ballantine, a member of the publishing Hall of Fame, is co-editor of the Peacock Press series, which includes such illustrated books as Gnomes, Faeries, and Castles. She lives in Bearsville, New York.

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