An American Celebration: The Art of Charles Wysocki
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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