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Modern Painting, Its Tendency and Meaning

S. S. Van Dine

ISBN 10: 1447469364 / ISBN 13: 9781447469360
Published by Grierson Press
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Paperback. 388 pages. Dimensions: 8.5in. x 5.5in. x 0.9in.This early work by S. S. Van Dine was originally published in 1922 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introduction. Modern Painting, its Tendency and Meaning is one of Van Dines non-fiction works on art. S. S. Van Dine was born Willard Huntington Wright in Charlottesville, Virginia in 1888. He attended St. Vincent College, Pomona College and Harvard University, but failed to graduate, leaving to cultivate contacts he had made in the literary world. At the age of twenty-one, Wright began his professional writing career as literary editor of the Los Angeles Times. In 1926, Wright published his first S. S. Van Dine novel, The Benson Murder Case. Wright went on to write eleven more mysteries. The first few books about his upper-class amateur sleuth, Philo Vance, were so popular that Wright became wealthy for the first time in his life. His later books declined in popularity as the reading publics tastes in mystery fiction changed, but during the late twenties and early thirties his work was very successful. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781447469360

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This early work by S. S. Van Dine was originally published in 1922 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introduction. 'Modern Painting, its Tendency and Meaning' is one of Van Dine's non-fiction works on art. S. S. Van Dine was born Willard Huntington Wright in Charlottesville, Virginia in 1888. He attended St. Vincent College, Pomona College and Harvard University, but failed to graduate, leaving to cultivate contacts he had made in the literary world. At the age of twenty-one, Wright began his professional writing career as literary editor of the Los Angeles Times. In 1926, Wright published his first S. S. Van Dine novel, The Benson Murder Case. Wright went on to write eleven more mysteries. The first few books about his upper-class amateur sleuth, Philo Vance, were so popular that Wright became wealthy for the first time in his life. His later books declined in popularity as the reading public's tastes in mystery fiction changed, but during the late twenties and early thirties his work was very successful.
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Title: Modern Painting, Its Tendency and Meaning

Publisher: Grierson Press

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