New York : Harry N. Abrams, ?1989. Oversized hardcover book. 256 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm. Ownership marking on front free endpaper. Otherwise, a very good copy with firm binding, clean pages and free of markings. Bookseller Inventory #
Another quality piece of work published by Harry Abrams: cloth over boards with a sewn binding. 256 pp. 4.25 pounds. Color and b&w illustrations throughout. Five appendices, end notes, bibliography, chronology, index.Includes a detailed discussion of Ryder's life as well as his work. Topics covered include dating Ryder's paintings, Ryder forgeries, a selection of Ryder letters, interviews & reminiscences, Ryder as poet.
Of particular importance is a ten page chapter by Sheldon Keck on Ryder's (notoriously idiosyncratic!) technical practices as a painter.
From Publishers Weekly:
Dark and brooding, Ryder's (1847-1917) masterful paintings seem to well up out of the superconscious. His heavily textured canvases of storm-tossed ships, moonlit vistas or the haunting allegory Death on a Pale Horse are direct confrontations with nature and with our nature. He is surely one of America's greatest, most enigmatic artists, yet this definitive and beautifully illustrated biographical-critical study is the first full-length scholarly book on Ryder, according to University of Delaware art historian Homer, who collaborated with the late Goodrich, former director of New York's Whitney Museum. The authors shatter the conventional image of the self-taught recluse and give us instead a complex renegade who participated in New York anti-establishment art circles, mingled easily with ordinary workers and bent the influences of Wagner, the Bible, classical myths and dawning European modernism to his idiosyncratic vision.
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Title: Albert Pinkham Ryder: Painter of Dreams (...
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Book Description Harry N Abrams, 1989. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. Fine copy in hardcover with fine jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 025504
Book Description Harry N Abrams, 1989. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Acceptable. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0810915995
Book Description New York: Abrams, 1989. 256 S. 30cm. OLn. mit OU. very good. Bookseller Inventory # 7575
Book Description Harry N. Abrams, NY, 1989. Hardcover. Black cloth. 256 pp. 65 color, 114 bw repros. One of the best and most comprehensive references on this artist. A delight to read. Fine/VG small rip in lower rear dustjacket. Bookseller Inventory # 1986
Book Description U.S.A.: Harry N Abrams, 1989. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. NF copy, dj has light scratches, rubbing. BP. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-1474905150018
Book Description Harry N. Abrams, 1989. Hardcover. Book Condition: fine/vg+. First edition. Quarto. 256pp With 179 illustrations, including 65 in full color. Slight one inch crease in dust jacket otherwise a beautiful copy. In a brodart protective wrapper. Bookseller Inventory # 45285
Book Description Editions Andre Sauret, New York, 1989. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 179 illustrations, 65 in color, oversize. Bookseller Inventory # 2100
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Book Description Harry N Abrams. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. 0810915995 Mild wear to dust jacket. Light fading along edges of cover boards. Tiny tear at hinge inside back cover. A few scattered tiny specks to endpapers. Otherwise, boards and interior clean, binding sound. 256 pp. Bookseller Inventory # YELLOW3B038
Book Description Harry N Abrams 1989-10, 1989. Hardcover. Book Condition: good. First Edition. 0810915995. Bookseller Inventory # 517874