Midland Park, NJ: West Highland Publishing Company, 2021. Hardcover. Blue cloth with gilt embossed title, glossy color dustjacket with illustrations. 260 pp., profusely illustrated with bw and color plates. New. Item #190029
This volume contains an in-depth biography of Fern Coppedge, as well as the strong beginnings of her catalogue raisonne for the final 80 pages or so, listing some 400 works. In addition to the biography and catalogue raisonee, there are sections going into great detail about her exhibition history, and her relationship to and within other women artists of her time in the Philadelphia area. Sure to provide much context and new information on an important member of the New Hope Art Colony and the Philadelphia Ten."Comprehensive biography and official Catalogue Raisonne of the American artist Fern Isabel Coppedge (1883-1951). Includes 400 paintings with complete provenance and 1,000 illustrations. Researched with the help of the artist's family, the Kuns / Coppedge family. This book expands on the 1990 exhibition catalog published by the James A. Michener Art Museum in Doylestown, PA. Foreword by Michele Strickler, author of the essay "Fern Coppedge: A Forgotten Woman" in the 1990 Michener catalog. An extensive list of Acknowledgments includes art museums, libraries, art schools and public institutions, art auction houses and expert art dealers"