DICKSON, HE: Portraits USA 1776-1976 (Exhibition Catalog)

Portraits USA 1776-1976, book cover Dickson, Harold E. (editor). Portraits USA 1776-1976. University Park, PA: Museum of Art, The Pennsylvania State University, 1976. Unmarked. Very good. Paperback. (#26716) $12.00

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Catalog for exhibition celebrating the US Bicentennial (April 18-June, 1976). Lists 59 works by 59 artists, with biographical information provided on each artist. Navy wraps. 133p. 60 color plates.

Artists range from Benjamnin West (1738-1820) and John Singleton Copley (1738-1815) to Alice Neel (b. 19001984), Andrew Wyeth (b. 1917), and Philip Pearlstein (b. 1924).

FOSTER, CE: Charles-Nicolas Cochin the Younger: the Philadelphia Portfolio

Foster, Carter E. Charles-Nicolas Cochin the Younger: the Philadelphia Portfolio. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1994. Unmarked. 28p. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26523) $14.00

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Extensively illustrated. Consists of 758 prints and 68 drawings. Includes several preparatory studies. 28p.

Charles-Nicolas Cochin (1715–1790) was a French engraver, designer, writer, and art critic. To distinguish him from his father of the same name, he is variously called Charles-Nicolas Cochin le Jeune.

Philadelphia Museum of Art Bulletin, Summer 1994, Vol. 90, No. 381.

HAGLER, KB: American Queen Anne Furniture (1720-1755)

Hagler, Katharine Bryant. American Queen Anne Furniture (1720-1755). Dearborn, MI: Greenfield Village and Henry Ford Museum, 1976. Unmarked. Extensively illustrated in B/W. 52p. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26497) $16.00

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A look furniture in the Greenfield Village and the Henry Ford Museum’s major collection. Organized by geographical region: Boston and the North, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Philadelphia, the South. The most distinctive feature of the Queen Anne period was the use of curves.

CARNELL, J: Jack Carnell: Pursuits of Happiness

Jack Carnell: Pursuits of Happiness, book cover Carnell, Jack; McNear, Sarah Anne. Jack Carnell: Pursuits of Happiness. Allentown Art Museum, 1990. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26184) $15.00

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Color plates. Published to accompany May 13-July 8, 1990 exhibition of photographs. 12p. Carnell (b. 1952) photographs American culture. Exhibition checklist.

Jack Carnell: Pursuits of Happiness, photograph

PENN STATER: (March/April 2017)

PENN STATER: (March/April 2017), book cover Hay, Tina (editor). The Penn Stater (March/April 2017): Football, Winemaking, Comics and Medicine. University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State Alumni Association, 2017. Unmarked. Marked out /covered mailing label on back cover.Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26017) $10.00

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Features the 2016 championship season, drawing comics in medical training, Gary Eberle’s winemaking, and more. Measures 8.25×11 inches.

HALTMAN, K: Looking Close and Seeing Far: Samuel Seymour, Titian Ramsay Peale, and the Art of the Long Expedition, 1818-1823

Looking Close and Seeing Far: Samuel Seymour, Titian Ramsay Peale, and the Art of the Long Expedition, 1818-1823, book coverHaltman, Kenneth. Looking Close and Seeing Far: Samuel Seymour, Titian Ramsay Peale, and the Art of the Long Expedition, 1818-1823. Penn State University Press, 2007. ISBN: 9780271029825. Factory Sealed. 306p. Measures 7×10 inches. 28 color, 92 B/W illustrations. Like New in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#25870) $110.00

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A fully researched, handsomely illustrated, study that examines in particular the unique contributions of Samuel Seymour and Titian Ramsay Peale in providing both a visual record and artistic impression of the topography, geology, flora, fauna, and Native peoples encountered in the Long Expedition of 1819–20.

It was the first federally sponsored exploratory expedition that was accompanied by professional artists.

PMA: Philadelphia: Three Centuries of American Art Selections from the Bicentennial Exhibition

Philadelphia: Three Centuries of American Art Selections from the Bicentennial Exhibition, book cover Philadelphia: Three Centuries of American Art Selections from the Bicentennial Exhibition. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1976. Unmarked book. Very Good. Paperback. (#25715) $16.00

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The Bicentennial exhibition was held at the Philadelphia Museum of Art from April 11-October 10, 1976. Extensively illustrated in color, with a few B/W plates. Artists include Raphaelle Peale, William Harnett, Charles Sheeler, John James Audubon, Alexander Calder, Thomas Eakins, Wharton Esherick, George Howe, Benjamin Franklin, Eadweard Muybridge, Gilbert Stuart and others. 160p. Measures 9×10.5 inches.