J. Walker McSpadden

Famous Painters of America

Thomas Y. Crowell & Co. Publishers

Circa 1907

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William Merrit Chase's copy of McSpadden's Famous Painters of America gifted from his students.

  • J. Walker McSpadden (American).
  • New York: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co. Publishers, [1907].
  • Octavo.
  • Contains portraits and plates.
  • Includes a presentation on the front end paper “To Mr. Wm. Chase from his Students. Lydia B. Floreth, Millard McGee, Doris E. Kimbauer, Helen A. Fleck, Mary Elizabeth Parker, Daisy Mortman Osnis, Benedict A. Osnis, Mary Townsend Mason, Leopold G. Seyffert.”
  • Original green cloth gilt binding.


Seyffert became a well-recognized artist, receiving several gold medals. His paintings hang in the major American art museums. The book describes eleven important American artists, Chase among them. There is a chapter devoted to his biographical and professional information.

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William Merrit Chase

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Some light rubbing and discoloration.

Occasional browning of text from newspaper inserts.

Light marginal browning throughout.

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Language
English
Subject
Art, Americana
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C5XN8

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