James McNeill Whistler at the Freer Gallery of Art. David Park Curry.

James McNeill Whistler at the Freer Gallery of Art

Hardcover, New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1984. First Edition. Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket. "Whistler focused early on issues of decoration that were to alter the course of Western art from realism toward aesthetic explorations of 'art for art's sake'. He was one for the first painters in Paris and London to become interested in Japanese art during the 1860s. In Oriental art Whistler found abstraction and decorative surface patterns that he incorporated into his own work." Previous owners bookplate and blind stamp, tail of spine and front tail corner are gently rubbed, text block head and fore-edges have a line of small dots. Dust jacket has normal shelf wear and minimal edge wear mostly at the head and tail of the spine. Heavy book, requires extra shipping. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 319 pages. [Item #62063]

Price: $41.00

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