MORSEBERGER, P: Philip Morsberger: A Passion for Painting

Lloyd, Christopher. Philip Morsberger: A Passion for Painting. Merrell Publishers, 2007. Unmarked text. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30111) $20.00

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Beautiful color plates. Photographs.

This study explores the themes and styles that have shaped Morsberger’s career to date. Features eighty of the artist’s most significant works, introduced with an insightful examination of his techniques and inspirations.

Eight personal appreciations by R. B. Kitaj, Brian Aldiss, Jon Hassler, William Tucker, and others. 128p.

Born in Baltimore, Philip Morsberger (b. 1933) is an artist and has taught at Oxford, Harvard University, Dartmouth University and UC Berkeley.

WALKER, J: National Gallery of Art, Washington

Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1974. ISBN: 0810903369. Unmarked text. A few closed tears on dust jacket. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30085) $30.00

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More than 1000 paintings reproduced in color, many printed with gold. Every full-page colorplate has a detailed commentary, and many are accompanied by groups of related works.

Director Emeritus John Walker tells the story of the Gallery from its inception in the 1930s.

Foreword by J. Carter Brown who discusses the special role of the Gallery as a national institution.

1,120 illustrations, including 1,028 plates in full color. 696p.