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This sold out immediately in 2011, a massive 432 pages about the working methods of 41 iconic American illustrators. Walter Baumhofer, Rudolph Belarski, W.T. Benda, Franklin Booth, Austin Briggs, Charles Livingston Bull, Matt Clark, Will Crawford, Albert Dorne, Robert Fawcett, James Montgomery Flagg…Along with Edwin Giorgi, John LaGatta, Andrew Loomis, Orson Lowell, Rose O’Neill, Herbert Paus, Edward Penfield, Coles Phillips, Mead Schaeffer, Jon Whitcomb, and Coby Whitmore…
Now with revisions to bring the text up to date, lavishly printed in full color on high quality paper. From 1989 to 2001, Taraba was a regular contributor to the popular Step-By-Step Graphics. His "Methods of the Masters" documented the lives and working methods of America's finest Golden Age illustrators. Here are those rrevealing 41 features, extensively reworked and revised, accompanied by hundreds of superlative paintings and drawings.
Each artist's life and career is discussed, and their working methods are described in detail. This book is a modern classic, and belongs on the bookshelf of every serious student of American illustration history.
Another fine book from Dan Zimmer, editor of the acclaimed Illustration Magazine. His previous books, including the most recent Art of Dean Cornwell and the three-volume Masterworks series, are generally done in limited editions of 1000 and are, with one or two exceptions, sold out.
- Additional Information
Item Code MASAH Publisher Illustrated Press Publish Date 2016 ISBN 9780997029215 Binding Hard Cover Dimensions 9x12 # Pages 432pg Color Full Color