NYPL: William James Bennett: Master of the Aquatint View

Deak, Gloria-Gilda. William James Bennett: Master of the Aquatint View. New York Public Library, 1988. ISBN: 0871044110. Unmarked text. A few bumps around the edges. Good. Paperback. (#30081) $14.00

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Exhibition catalog. Full-page prints of early Americana by the master of aquatint, with critical and biographical introductions and a complete, annotated checklist of the New York Public Library’s holdings.

Introductory essay by Dale Roylance. Checklist and commentaries by Roberta Waddell and Theresa Balazar. 92 pages, 32 b/w duotones, 9 color plates.

William James Bennett (1787-1844), a British-born artist and engraver, was active in the United States from 1816 until his death.

DUFY, R: Oeuvres De Raoul Dufy: Peintures, Aquarelles, Dessins (Collections De La Ville Paris)

Lassaigne, Jacques. Oeuvres De Raoul Dufy: Peintures, Aquarelles, Dessins (Collections De La Ville Paris). Musee D’Art Moderne del a Ville de Paris , 1954. Unmarked text. Museum’s address written on front end page. Good. Paperback. (#29968) $16.00

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Text in French. 10 color plates. 19 black/white plates.

Raoul Dufy (1877-1953) was a French Fauvist painter. He developed a colorful, decorative style that became fashionable for designs of ceramics and textiles, as well as decorative schemes for public buildings.