JOHNSON, RF: Rembrandt to Thiebaud: A Decade of Collecting Works on Paper

 Rembrandt to Thiebaud: A Decade of Collecting Works on Paper, book coverJohnson, Robert Flynn; Breuer, Karin and Louise Siddons. Rembrandt to Thiebaud: A Decade of Collecting Works on Paper. Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, 2007. ISBN: 9780884011279. Unmarked text. Bumped edges and spine. Stamped “Judy” on front end page. Good. Paperback. (#26833) $40.00

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Catalog for June 23-October 7, 2007 exhibition. 88p. Well illustrated.

An introduction to the Achenbach Collection for Graphic Arts at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, one of the most significant bodies of works on paper in an American museum. Color reproductions. Artists include Mantegna, Goltzius, Daguerre, Winslow Homer, Stanley Hayter, Richard Diebenkorn, Gerhard Richter, Julie Mehretu, Lucian Freud, etc.

BROWN, J: Transformation: The Art of Joan Brown (Member Exhibition Invitation, Berkeley Art Museum and The Oakland Museum of California)

Brown, Joan Transformation: The Art of Joan Brown (Member Exhibition Invitation, Berkeley Art Museum and The Oakland Museum of California) Berkeley Art Museum and The Oakland Museum of California, 1998. Unmarked. Very Good. Invitation. (#26811) $14.00

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Four-sided card with images on back and front. Front is “Joan and Donald,” 1982, an image of Joan with her cat. The back image is “The Cypress Trees,” 1980.

Brown (1938-1990) was a notable member of the “second generation” of the Bay Area Figurative Movement. After a successful career as a teacher and painter, she died young, in a construction accident while installing an obelisk at the Sai Baba’s Eternal Heritage Museum.

PICASSO: Picasso: Sixty Years of Graphic Arts Commemorating his 85th Birthday

Picasso: Sixty Years of Graphic Arts Commemorating his 85th Birthday, book coverPicasso, Pablo. Picasso: Sixty Years of Graphic Arts Commemorating his 85th Birthday. Chicago: Kovler Gallery, 1966. Unmarked. Bumped corner. Acceptable. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26806) $10.00

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192 B/W thumbnails and 4 half page illustrations. References, Bibliography. Chronology. 42p.

Picasso: Sixty Years of Graphic Arts Commemorating his 85th Birthday, inside pages

PICASSO: The Saltimbanques

PICASSO:  The Saltimbanques, book coverCarmean, E.A. Jr. Picasso: The Saltimbanques. Washington DC: National Gallery, 1980. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#26797) $10.00

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Exhibition catalog. 98p. Color and B/W illustrations, including technical studies showing what is below the surface images. Measures 9×10 inches.

Foreword by J. Carter Brown. Essay by E. A. Carmean, Jr. and Ann Hoenigswald with Barbara Miller. Chronology and Bibliography by Trinkett Clark.

The theme of the saltimbanque, or itinerant circus performer, dominated Picasso’s early 20th century work.

JONES, EH: Monet Unveiled a New Look at Boston’s Paintings (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

Monet Unveiled a New Look at Boston's Paintings (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston), book coverJones, Elizabeth H. Monet Unveiled a New Look at Boston’s Paintings (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston). Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1977. ISBN: 0878461213. Unmarked text. Monet cut-out on cover, with slight damage to the “M”. Good. Paperback. (#26794) $10.00

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Beautifully illustrated.

Catalog of an exhibition of the MFA’s Monet paintings, including a essay by Elizabeth H. Jones, Conservator of Paintings, on then recent cleanings of the works.

PIPER, J: Jane Piper and her Circle: Three Generations of Painters in Philadelphia

Jane Piper and her Circle: Three Generations of Painters in Philadelphia, book coverScott, Bill. Jane Piper and her Circle: Three Generations of Painters in Philadelphia. State Museum of Pennsylvania, 2000. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26786) $14.00

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Catalog for November 4, 2000-January 14, 2001. Essay by Bill Scott, Guest Curator, on Jane Piper. 17p. Illustrated in color and B/W. Jane Piper (1916-1991) was an American artist known for her abstract treatment of still lifes. Building on the French modernist tradition of Matisse and C├ęzanne, she gave color precedence over representation.

Jane Piper and her Circle: Three Generations of Painters in Philadelphia, inside image

FINGER, J: Masterpieces of California Impressionism 1890-1940

Finger, John; Swinden, James Irvine. Masterpieces of California Impressionism 1890-1940. Bohemian Club, 2017. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#26785) $24.00

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Catalog for exhibition at the Bohemian Club. Beautifully illustrated in color. Small black and white photographs of the artists.

Measures 8 inches square. Foreword by John Finger. Paintings selected by James Irvine Swinden.

Artists include Franz A. Bischoff, Meta Cressey, Frank Cuprien, Paul de Longpre, William Ritschel, Guy Rose, John Frost, William Wendt, and Anna A. Hill.