The Golden Door: Artist-Immigrants of America, 1876-1976
1976 · Washington, D.C.
by McCabe, Cynthia Jaffee
Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1976. Hardcover. G/G- (book has minimal foxing and discoloration along textblock, all pages clear and intact - dust jacket is in protective mylar covering, some discoloration on back flap). Blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine, white dust jacket with gold and blue lettering, 432 pp. 232 bw, 33 color plates. Essays by Daniel J. Boorstin (Introduction: The Immigrants' Vision) and Cynthia Jaffee McCabe (A Century of Artist-Immigrants). Includes an extensive chronology (almost 100 pages) and a chart of artist. the catalogue is broken into time segments as follows: 1876-1929; 1930-1945; and 1946-1876. 28-page selected bibliography. An extensive text on this large exhibition. (Inventory #: 9476)