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By Rockwell Kent

Rockwell Kent (1882-1971) used to be essentially the most vital American publication illustrator of the Twenties and '30s. this present day there's a revival of curiosity in his illustrations, and this quantity brings jointly for the 1st time the easiest of his illustrations from 24 books, in addition to journal paintings, bookplates, and advertisements fabric — examples in all.
Many of his most famed illustrations are incorporated, with numerous decisions every one from Candide (1928), Moby Dick (1930), The Canterbury stories of Geoffrey Chaucer (1930), Salamina (1935), The whole Works of William Shakespeare (1936), and Goethe's Faust (1941), between others. Illustrations for lesser-known works comparable to A Basket of Poses (1924), Venus and Adonis (1931), and To Thee, America! (1946) also are reproduced. the total assortment is ruled by way of Kent's hugely person type of formalized realism and via his famous material — heroic, or sensual, female and male figures and dramatic scenes of nature, often in a far away wasteland. focusing on the outstanding works of the '20s and '30s, the quantity does comprise a few early fabric from 1914 and 1915, and a range of later paintings from the Nineteen Forties and from Rockwell Kent's Greenland Journal (1963).
Fridolf Johnson, for a few years editor of The American Artist and a revered dressmaker, has written a brand new advent tracing Kent's improvement as an illustrator, captions for the illustrations, and an annotated bibliography of the works represented. The illustrations were chosen via Fridolf Johnson with the collaboration of John F. H. Gorton, Director, The Rockwell Kent Legacies.

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Certain in rust brown fabric with gold stamping in variation of 1250 numbered and signed copies. 1910 this can be my very own, by way of Rockwell Kent, With Drawings by way of the writer, Duell, Sloan and Pearce, big apple, 1940. octavo. sure in typical end buckram with darkish blue stamping. 410 pages. one zero one illustrations. moment impact, 1941, with corrections and minor adjustments. there has been additionally a touch varied detailed variation for the newspaper, Friday. 1941 Paul Bunyan, via Esther Shephard, Illustrated by way of Rockwell Kent, Harcourt, Brace & Co. , manhattan. , 1941. eightvo. sure in tan fabric with blue stamping, 22 full-page illustrations, plus title-page drawing and 38 illustrated initials and different smaller illustrations. Reprints via related writer. 1941 Goethe’s Faust, a brand new American Translation through Carlyle F. Maclntyre, With Illustrations by way of Rockwell Kent, including German textual content, New instructions, Norfolk, Connecticut, 1941. certain in traditional buckram stamped in crimson and gold. comprises nine double-page drawings via Kent. Designed via Ward Ritchie and revealed on the Stratford Press in an version of a hundred numbered and signed copies. exchange variation by way of comparable writer issued at the same time; additionally reprint in small structure, 1950. 1946 To Thee, the US! A Toast in occasion of a Century of chance and Accomplishment in the US 1847–1947, Written and Illustrated through Rockwell Kent for Rahr Malting Co. , Manitowoc, Wisconsin. Privately revealed [by A. Colish, ny] 1946. quarto. certain in coral purple laid paper over forums with blue fabric backbone, gold stamped undefined. 60 pages. forty eight illustrations and via Kent. 1948 A Treasury of Sea tales, Compiled through Gordon C. Aymar, Illustrated by means of Rockwell Kent, A. C. Barnes & corporation, manhattan, 1948. octavo. certain in sea-green buckram stamped in white. 480 pages. 10 illustrations. 1949 The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio, Translated by means of Richard Aldington, Illustrated by means of Rockwell Kent, backyard urban Publishing corporation, Inc. , backyard urban, manhattan, MDCCCCXLIX. huge octavo. sure in maroon buckram with gold stamping, 2 volumes, boxed. overall of 596 pages, with 32 full-page illustrations in black with washes of 2 shades, plus title-page drawing and part heads. constrained version of 1500 numbered and signed copies. alternate variation in maroon and tan fabric. Later variations in eco-friendly textile and tan backstrip. 1963 Rockwell Kent’s Greenland magazine, Ivan Obolensky, Inc. , ny, 1962. octavo. 320 pages. sure in blue-green textile stamped in silver. seventy nine illustrations, together with map end-papers. The constrained version of a thousand numbered copies was once published concurrently. those are certain in common end white textile stamped in gold, in a two-compartment slip-case additionally containing a folder with six unique lithographs through Kent, one hand-signed by way of the artist. either versions have been truly released in February, 1963. www. doverpublications.

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