Boston: D. Lothrop and Company, 1885. Hardcover. Blue cloth with blue and gilt titling and blue illustration; 184 pp.; Color frontispiece and bw pre-frontis. Profusely illustrated in bw. VG (Minor wear to cloth at extremities; Some discoloration inside front cover). Item #123914
Fully Illustrated with Portraits, Studio Interiors, Engravings of Paintings, Sculpture and Architecture, and also, With Many Original Drawings by Members of The American Watercolor Society. Begins with the story of the visit of two boys to the Water Color Exhibition...republished so that other young people could learn interesting and very instructive facts concerning art in general and the different methods which artists pursue..."In addition to this there is a description of a children's art-school in New York, and the 24 mentioned biographies (list of artists on request). Probably written by Ednah Cheney and S.G.W. Benjamin or possibly Lizzie W. Champney. A very nice copy.
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