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Celebrity Caricature in America by  Wendy Wick Reaves - First Edition - 1998 - from West Side Book Shop, ABAA and Biblio.com

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Celebrity Caricature in America

by Reaves, Wendy Wick

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1998. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Large 4to. xiii + 306 pp, Foreword by Alan Fern, preface, acknowledgments, Lenders to the Exhibition, 4 Parts / 10 chapters Part I. - Introduction. Ch 1. A Vivid Interpretation; 2. The Spirit of Caricature. Part 2 - The Pioneers Ch3. Carlo de Fornaro. Introducing the Intelligent Line; Ch. 4 Marius de Zayas: Spotlight on personality; Ch 5. Al Frueh: The Quintessential Summary. Part 3 The Vogue for Celebrity Caricature, ch 6 - Ralph Barton: The Observer and the Observed; ch 7 Miguel Covarrubias: Caricature and Modernism in Vanity Fair; ch 8 Around the Town: The Caricature Profession; Part 4 - The Climax of the Caricature Era, ch 9 - Art Deco Color in Vanity Fair; ch 10. A Spicy and Clairvoyant Comment; notes, bibliography, index. Profusely illustrated in color and b&w throughout. Reaves supplies a complex narrative of cultural history and aesthetic theory. Two marker lines black out previous owner's info on ffep, else glossy paper clean and unmarked, binding tight, very light wear to lower board corner tips. DJ with closed 1/2" vertical tear at fr upper spine corner - almost unnoticeable in mylar protector. 9.25" x 11.25" red cloth boards in illustrated DJ.
  • Bookseller: West Side Book Shop, ABAA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 004793
  • Title: Celebrity Caricature in America
  • Author: Reaves, Wendy Wick
  • Format/binding: Hard Cover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0300074638
  • ISBN 13: 9780300074635
  • Publisher: Yale University Press
  • Place: New Haven and London
  • Date published: 1998
  • Keywords: Pie Friendly - Research Asst, Exhibit Catalog Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery - 1998
  • Bookseller catalogs: ART HISTORY;


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