Fourty seven Fac-simile Drawings by American Artists
by Joseph Pennell
Philadelphia: American Artists' War Emergency Fund, National Arts Club, 1918. A heavy stock folio with fourty-seven 10" x 12" auto-lithographic prints. The introduction on the title page begins "This unique collection of drawings was contributed to the "American Artists' War Emergency Fund" by forty-seven American artists to be disposed of fo, REr the benefit of this fund. The Artists' Emergency Fund is one of the numerous war activities due to the initiative of the National Arts Club of New York, its object being to aid American Artist Soldiers or their dependents who, through causes connected with the war, may require assistance. : It continues to explain the printing process and how the limited edition is made available at five dolls a set. Reverse of title page includes a list of contributors and the name of the work. Some of the artists represented in this set include Hugo Ballin, Cecilia Beaux, Edwin Blashfield, Ernest Blumenshein, George De Forest Brush, Howard Russell Butler, Ercole Cartotto, Frederick S. Church, B.West Clinedinest, Colin Campbell Cooper, E. Irving Couse, Kenyon Cox, Charles C. Curran, Eliott Daingerfield, Paul Dougherty, [Ben Foster - lacking], Daniel Garber, Charles Dana Gibson, Philip Leslie Hale, Childe Hassam, Ernest Ipsen, Francis C. Jones, Hugh Bolton Jones, Arthur I. Keller, Paul King, Ella Conde Lamb, William H. Lippincott, Will H. Low, Clara Mac Chesney, F. Luis Mora, H. Siddons Mowbray, Ivan G. Olinsky, Violet Oakley, Maxfield Parrish, William Macgregor Paxton, Henry W. Parton, Joseph Pennell, Edward H. Potthast, William Ritschel, Henry B. Snell, Gardner Symons, C.Y. Turner, Douglas Volk, Henry O. Walker, Harry W. Watrous, J. Alden Weir and Irving R. Wiles. Also includes facsimile of notes on the work by Joseph Pennell. Complete set. The heavy stock folio with quarter cloth binding has an applied illustration of a woman.
(Inventory #: 1111297)
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