New York: The Hispanic Society of America, 1909. Hardcover. 2 vols. Deep rose cloth, 453, 457 pp., 350 BW plates. VG (Ex-library, with markings, but otherwise quite clean except for some tears/holes where pockets or labels were removed from flyleaves. Glossy pages are barely aged, and bindings are in great shape.). Item #136135
"Printed on the occasion of the Exhibition of Paintings by Senor Sorolla at the invitation of the Hispanic Society of America, 156th Street, West of Broadway, New York City, February 4 to March 9, 1909." Consists of 8 essays about Spanish painter Joaquin Sorolla y Bastida (1863-1923). One is in Spanish, two are in French, and 5 are in English. Essays: Joaquin Sorolla y Bastida / Aureliano de Beruete -- M. Sorolla y Bastida / Camille Mauclair -- Un Astre qui se Leve / Henri Rochefort -- The Art of Joaquin Sorolla / Leonard Williams -- Sorolla y Bastida: One of the Great Modern Masters / Elisabeth Luther Cary -- Sorolla y Bastida / James Gibbons Huneker -- Sorolla at the Hispanic Society / Christian Brinton -- Joaquin Sorolla: The Man and his Work / William E. B. Starkweather. Also includes many "Appreciations of the Press," and reviews of the exhibition from newspapers from around the world, reprinted in their languages. BW plates of Sorolla's paintings appear throughout both vols., and a catalogue of them is included at the end of vol. 2. A terrific resource that is also in great condition.
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