The Illustrations of Rockwell Kent: 231 Examples from Books, Magazines and Advertising Art

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Courier Corporation, Jan 1, 1976 - Art - 130 pages
Rockwell Kent was generally considered the most important American book illustrator of the 1920s and 30s, gracing 'Candide', 'Moby Dick' and 'The Canterbury Tales' with his highly individual style of formalized realism. This retrospective brings together his finest works.

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Regarded as the finest American book illustrator of the 1920s and 30s, Rockwell Kent (1882-1971) provided art editions of such novels as Candide, Moby Dick, The Canterbury Tales, and The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, as well as such lesser known works as A Basket of Poses and Venus and Adonis. He also provided drawings for Vanity Fair, Life, and Harper's Weekly.

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