Huntington, NY: Heckscher Museum, 1976. VG, slight writing on upper cover not bad. Gold/red wraps. 52,  pp. 42 bw plates. De Forest, a turn-of-the-century man of many interests and talents, is little known because being well-to-do, he did not need to seek recognition and sales. Includes a foreword by Eva Ingersoll Gatling and a lengthy essay by Anne Suydam Lewis with 152 notes that covers these topics: family life and early travels, 1850-1879; the Associated Artists and the first trip to India, 1879-1882; independent decorating and the move west, 1883-1922; and later writings on art and paintings, 1922-1932, summary and evaluation. Also includes a bibliography, unpublished materials, and a catalogue of 102 works and 50 Indian, Nepalese and Tibetan household furnishings, carved teak, metalwork, and jewelry. Also includes lengthy Errata sheet often missing, as well as photocopy of the seperate catalogue listing off objects in the exhibition. Published to accompany an exhibition held in Huntington, NY: Heckscher Museum, 1976, one other location.
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