SONGS AND TALES FROM THE DARK CONTINENT RECORDED FROM THE SINGING AND THE SAYINGS OF...
by Curtis, Natalie (Berlin, Paul)
NY: G. Schirmer, 1920. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Better than very good copy, inscribed by artist/ muralist Paul Burlin, whose first wife was author Natalie Curtis, on the ffe "In memory of our 'lost friend' / with affection from/ Paul/ New York City/ New York 1922". in reference to his first wife, the book's author, Natalie, who died in 1921. THIS COPY IS DISTINCTIVE AS IT HAS THE NAME BURLIN NAME ON THE SPINE AS AUTHOR INSTEAD OF CURTIS, as the author sometimes used her full married name Natalie Curtis Burlin. Period bookplate pastedown. Burlin was invited to participate in the 1913 69th Regiment Armory Show in New York, the first modern art exhibition in the United States, which introduced the European vanguard, such as Picasso, Manet, Monet, and Degas to America. He moved to Santa Fe in 1913 and painted there until 1920, while exhibiting his work in New York City. He painted portraits of Pueblo Indians, landscapes, and scenes of local daily life. (Inventory #: 010753)
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