2007 · Boston, MA
by Troyen, Carol et al.
Boston, MA: MFA Publications, 2007. Hardbound. VG/VG. scuffs & scratches to cloth; light shelf-wear to lower cover edges. pgs edge toned. clean interior. dustjacket has crease to spine top & top corner.. Blue cloth with color illustrated dust jacket,. 263 pp., 22 bw and 180 color plates. Issued in conjunction with 2007-2008 exhibitions of work by Edward Hopper (1882-1967). Spanning the entirety of Hopper's career, but with particular emphasis on his heyday in the 1930s and 1940s, this book highlights his greatest achievements while discussing such topics as his absorption of European influences, critical reactions to his work, the relation of realism to modernism, his fascination with architecture, his depiction of women, and the struggle in his last years to produce original works. Illustrated with more than 150 oils, watercolors and prints. With articles by Carol Troyen, Judith A. Barter, Janet L. Comey, Elliot Bostwick Davis, and Ellen E. Roberts. Notes, Chronology, Checklist, and Bibliography. This book is in my shop, not in some warehouse. A nice, bright copy. (Inventory #: 104041.1)