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Gutzon Borglum: His Life and Work

CARTER, Robin Borglum

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ISBN 10: 1571682473 / ISBN 13: 9781571682475
Published by Eakin Press, Austin, 1998
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4to. Stiff glazed pictorial wrappers. 95pp. Numerous illustrations, decorative endpapers. Fine. A tight and pristine first edition of this survey of the sculptor's life and work by his granddaughter, who boldly signs and inscribes the title page in black fineline: "To Lily -- / How fun that / the Borglum-Tolpo / connection started so long / ago will continue on! / Robin Borglum Carter / August 1998." Lily Tolpo (1917-2016) was a noted sculptor herself and wife of noted sculptor and painter Carl Tolpo (1901-76), a friend of Gutzon Borglum. Bookseller Inventory # 38601

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Title: Gutzon Borglum: His Life and Work

Publisher: Eakin Press, Austin

Publication Date: 1998

Binding: Paperback

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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An exploration of the work of Mount Rushmore's sculptor, written by his granddaughter. The author presents images of 76 pieces of art representing Borglum's entire career, including pencil sketches, oils, and small and monumental sculptures. The text that accompanies the images covers Borglum's time in Europe, his association with Rodin, and his monumental works in Washington D.C., New York, Texas, and finally South Dakota. No subject index. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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