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Charles Fritz, the Complete Collection: 100 Paintings Illustrating the Journals of Lewis and Clark - Signed

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ISBN 10: 1560374462 / ISBN 13: 9781560374466
Published by Farcountry Press, Helena, 2009
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Title: Charles Fritz, the Complete Collection: 100 ...

Publisher: Farcountry Press, Helena

Publication Date: 2009

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First Edition.

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Charles Fritz: 100 Paintings Illustrating the Journals of Lewis and Clark unites exquisite Western art with one of our nation's greatest epics.

The result of a decade of comprehensive research and on-location painting, this expanded collection of 100 paintings depicts the triumphs and travails of the Corps of Discovery's two-and-a-half-year trek through unknown territory to the Pacific Ocean and back between 1804 and 1806.

Although several members of the Corps of Discovery kept journals, an artist did not accompany the expedition. Unlike almost every expedition since, there had been no one to visually document the unique people, landscapes, animals, and plants never before seen by Americans living in the East.

With artistry and a passion for historical accuracy, Charles Fritz, one of the nation's most respected Western artists, brings the Journals of Lewis and Clark to life, telling this remarkable American story visually and for the first time allowing us to experience what the Corps saw on their historic journey.

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About the Author:

Charles Fritz grew up in Mason City, Iowa, and studied history and education at Iowa State University in Ames. His luminous paintings of the West have been included in many museum exhibitions across the country, including the Albuquerque Museum; Artists of America; Great American Masters; Denver Art Museum: Gilcrease Museum; Prix de West Exhibition, National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum; C.M. Russell Museum; and the Salmagundi Club. His work has been featured in many magazines, periodicals, and books, including Donald Hagerty's Leading the West: One Hundred Contemporary Painters and Sculptors and Canyon de Chelly: 100 Years of Painting and Photography. Fritz resides in Billings, Montana, with his wife, Joan, and their sons, Isaac and Erik.

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