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American Folk Art in Wood, Metal, and Stone

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The carved and painted figures collected in this exceptional book are excellent examples of a wide-spread American folk art tradition that flourished from the middle of the 18th to the end of the 19th-century. 183 photographic illustrations, 4 reproduced in full-color on the covers. List of illustrations. Extensive bibliography.

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187 photos, 4 in full color, of ships figureheads, weathervanes, cigar store figures and more, along with history of each form and interesting sidelights.

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ISBN:
9780486228167
Author:
Lipman, Jean
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Folk Art
Subject:
History - American
Subject:
Art, american
Subject:
Arts, decorative and crafts
Subject:
Decorative arts
Subject:
Sculpture, American
Subject:
Folk & Outsider Art
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
1143
Publication Date:
19720601
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
193
Dimensions:
11 x 8.5 in 1.45 lb

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187 photos, 4 in full color, of ships figureheads, weathervanes, cigar store figures and more, along with history of each form and interesting sidelights.

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