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The Life and Times of Charles Follen McKim

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Product description

This book published in 1970 and written by Charles Moore who was Chairman of the National Commission of Fine Arts in the US draws on some of the materials from the professional career of Charles Follen McKim: letters, manuscripts, verbal and printed anecdotes etc.

McKim's great concern was to establish a school to train artists by bringing them into close contact with the masterpieces of all time, and so fitting them to solve the problems presented to them and take advantage of the opportunities open to them in a country potentially great and powerful beyond any other that existed. He accomplished this in the American Academy in Rome.

The book is in very good condition with only slight foxing to outside edge of pages. There are no marks or highlights to pages. The black and white plates are also unmarked. The brown hardback cover shows hardly any sign of wear and tear or fading. There is, however, a Bristol Polytechnical Library stamp on the frontispiece.

A wonderfu book for those interested in an artistic pioneer.

Item details

Author(s):
Charles Moore
Condition:
Fine
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
314
Publisher:
Da Capo Press New York
Title:
The Life and Times of Charles Follen McKim

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This book published in 1970 and written by Charles Moore who was Chairman of the National Commission of Fine Arts in the US draws on some of the materials from the professional career of Charles Follen McKim: letters, manuscripts, verbal and printed anecdotes etc.

McKim's great concern was to establish a school to train artists by bringing them into close contact with the masterpieces of all time, and so fitting them to solve the problems presented to them and take advantage of the opportunities open to them in a country potentially great and powerful beyond any other that existed. He accomplished this in the American Academy in Rome.

The book is in very good condition with only slight foxing to outside edge of pages. There are no marks or highlights to pages. The black and white plates are also unmarked. The brown hardback cover shows hardly any sign of wear and tear or fading. There is, however, a Bristol Polytechnical Library stamp on the frontispiece.

A wonderfu book for those interested in an artistic pioneer.

Author(s):
Charles Moore
Condition:
Fine
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
314
Publisher:
Da Capo Press New York
Title:
The Life and Times of Charles Follen McKim

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