Condition: Good: Good condition for a used book! Some wear. Blind stamped decorated boards w/color pastedown. Rockwell Kent illustrated endpapers. First edition. Includes illustrations. color plates. The binding of this over-sized book is solid - not loose. There are two loose color plates and about five plates missing out of a possible 100. See images for the condition of this book.
Blurb: Profusely illustrated with 100 tipped-in, full-page, full-color plates, each preceded by a page with historical and biographical data, an analysis of the specific work by Rockwell Kent, and list of other major works by the artist on the reverse. Edited, with an Introduction by Rockwell Kent. The artists depicted include: Giovanni Bellini, Botticelli, Leonardo Da Vinci, Albetinelli, Michelangelo, Titian, Raphael, Andrea del Sarto, Correggio, Bordone, Moroni, Jan van Eyck, Memling, Mabuse, Rubens, Van Dyck, Dürer, Holbein, Frans Hals, Rembrandt, Ter Borch, De Hooch, Metsu, Vermeer, Maes, Hobbema, Velásquez, Murillo, Watteau, Nattier, Chardin, Boucher, Perroneau, Greuze, Fragonard, Le Brun, Millet, Corot, Meissonier, Muenier, Van Gogh, Cézanne, Renoir, Manet, Hogarth, Reynolds, Gainsborough, Romney, Raeburn, Morland, Lawrence, Turner, Constable, Cox, De Wint, Maclise, Watts, Brown, Landseer, Rossetti, Millais, Burne-Jones, Yeames, Orchardson, Pettie, Holiday, Moore, Somerscales, Parsons, Cotman, Whistler, Homer, Eakins, Ryder, Sargent, Bellows, and Wood.