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This is the definitive book on Harvey Dunn: painter, illustrator, and teacher! Harvey Dunn was one of twentieth century America's most powerful illustrators, painters and teachers. This comprehensive volume covers a major portion of his illustrations and paintings for the first time.
Content includes illustration art, pioneer and western works, and his powerful World War I pieces inspired by his battlefield sketches. Also included are the rarely seen nudes, portraits, and murals. Paintings from museums and private collections showcase the full range of this talented American artist. A section is devoted to the artist's working and teaching methods. Also included is a reprinting of Dunn's An Evening in the Classroom, compiled from notes made during critiques, passing on his inspirational teaching philosophy. A comprehensive list of Dunn's students with sample art is included as well.
Many original paintings were tracked down and re-photographed in order to reintroduce the work of this important artist. Until now, most of Dunn's paintings and illustrations have been unavailable to the public in their original form. Locations of pictures in public collections are listed, together with original publication dates and places.Authors:
Walt Reed; Introduction by Lynn Verschoor, director, South Dakota Art MuseumArtist:
Flesk Publications, 2011Number of pages:
Hard Cover with Dust Wrapper; Full Colour illustrationsSize:
10" x 12½" (254mm x 317mm)ISBN: