1988 · New York
by Boggs, Jean Sutherland et al.
New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1988. Hardcover. VG, dustjacket has some tears. Brown cloth with DJ. 640 pp. 728 illus., including 281 colorplates. Text is in English. Issued in conjunction with a 1988-1989 series of exhibitions showcasing the work of French artist Edgar Degas (1834-1917). With essays by Jean Sutherland Boggs, Douglas W. Druick, Henri Loyrette, Michael Pantazzi and Gary Tinterow. Approaches his art chronologically. The annotated and illustrated catalogue presents 392 pieces. Comprehensive in scope and definitive in nature, this volume includes paintings, pastels, drawings, monotypes, prints, photographs, and sculpture representing every aspect of the career of one of the protean artists of the nineteenth century. Lavishly illustrated. (Inventory #: 9566)