A massive biography of the Scots born, California adopted landscape and portrait painter, relayed with love and admiration,...

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KEITH Old Master of California

A massive biography of the Scots born, California adopted landscape and portrait painter, relayed with love and admiration, and detailing all phases of his artistic and social life. From his beginnings in Scotland to his work for Harper's in New York, his trip to California, his instinctive rooting there, his personal life (two marriages, children, friends, temperament, peculiarities), his shift from wood engraving to painting, his European trips -- the minutiae of the man's existence. There is much of early days in California, of Muir and Inness, of patrons, of Berkeley, of the famous who came to his studio, of his growing success, of the students he taught. His biographer is the head of the Art Department at St. Mary's College, California.

Pub Date: Oct. 2, 1942

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Publisher: Putnam

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Kirkus Reviews Issue: Oct. 1, 1942