A MAN OF GENIUS: THE ART OF WASHINGTON ALLSTON 1779-1843


Boston, MA: Museum of Fine Arts, (1979).. (1979).. Fine. - Quarto [10-3/4 inches high by 9-1/8 inches wide], cloth, in a dust wrapper. The covers are lightly bumped. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed with a short tear to the top edge of the rear panel. The head of the jacket spine is chipped. 255 pages. Illustrated in color and black & white. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper.

Washington Allston, described by Coleridge as "a man of genius" was the earliest of America's romantic artists. This book was published to accompany an exhibition celebrating the 200th anniversary of Allston's birth, which was shown at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Dust jacket present.

Title: A MAN OF GENIUS: THE ART OF WASHINGTON ALLSTON 1779-1843

Author Name: (Allston, Washington). Gerdts, William H.; and Stebbins, Theodore E., Jr

Categories: Art,

Publisher: Boston, MA: Museum of Fine Arts, (1979).: (1979).

Book Condition: Fine

Seller ID: 11773

Keywords: ART; AMERICAN; ROMANTIC; NINETEENTH CENTURY; 19TH CENTURY; WASHINGTON ALLSTON; PAINTINGS; DRAWINGS; BIBLIOGRAPHY; EXHIBITION; WILLIAM H. GERDTS; THEODORE E. STEBBINS, JR.