BROWN, K: Why Draw A Live Model?

Brown, Kathan. Why Draw A Live Model? Crown Point Press, 1997. ISBN: 1891300008. Unmarked. Very Good. Hardcover. (#30947) $15.00

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Illustrated throughout. Includes photographs. Also etchings and drypoints by Enrique Chagoya, Fred Dalkey, June Felter and Nathan Oliveira. Illustrated end papers. 37p.

Kathan Brown began Crown Point Press in 1962 as a print workshop. It has since become one of the most instrumental American printing venues for fine artists.

CAMPBELL, C: The Society of Six (William Clapp, August Gay, Selden Gile, Maurice Logan, Louis Siegriest, Bernard Von Eichman)

Campbell, Charles. The Society of Six (William Clapp, August Gay, Selden Gile, Maurice Logan, Louis Siegriest, Bernard Von Eichman). Campbell-Thiebaud Gallery, 1999. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#29503)

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Accompanied January 5-February 13, 1999 exhibition at the Campbell-Thiebaud Gallery, San Francisco. Color plates (31). 32p. Measures 8×10 inches.

Features six plein-air painters in Oakland, California, who joined together in 1917 to form an association that lasted nearly fifteen years. The artists include Selden Connor Gile, August F. Gay, Maurice Logan, Louis Siegriest, Bernard von Eichman, and William H. Clapp. They created a color-centered modernist idiom that shocked establishment tastes but remains the most advanced painting of its era in Northern California.