Art Treasures - Statuary that Adorned the Buildings at 1893 Chicago World's Fair


Title: Art Treasures from the World's Fair: Reproductions of the Famous Statuary that Adorned the Buildings, to which are added many of the famous paintings exhibited in the Art Palace

Author: Gems from the studios of Frederick MacMonnies, Daniel C. French, Karl Bitter, Philip Martiny, Edward Kemeys, Johannes Gelert, Augustus St. Gaudens, Lorado Taft and others

Description: Disbound. Missing one leaf. [10], 13-171 pp. 10.75 x 13.5 inches. The frontispiece shows the portraits of 21 of the represented sculptors.

A scarce copy of Art Treasures from the World's Fair, a volume which shows the statuary that adorned the buildings at the World's Columbian Exhibition, Chicago, 1893. One of the 80 images is missing, else complete.

60 of the illustrations show statuary, being works from the studios of: John Baker, Carl Beil, Karl Bitter, John J. Boyle, A. H. Compton, Daniel. C. French, Johannes Gelert, E. R. Graham, J. M. Griffith, Edward Kemeys, Robert Kraus, Thomas Lamond, August Lindstrom, Frederick MacMonnies, Philip Martiny, H. A. McNeil, Philip Neider, Alexander Phimister Proctor, W. D. Richardson, Augustus St. Gaudens, Carl Rohl-Smith, Lorado Taft, D. W. Wells, Samuel Wells, and E. H. Wuertz. The final twenty images show paintings that were exhibited at the Art Palace.

Binding: Disbound
Condition: Poor

Publisher: Werner Company
Place: Chicago
Year: 1895

Keywords: World's Columbian Exhibition, 1893, Chicago World's Fair, statuary, sculpture,

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