Douglas Tilden: Portrait of a Deaf Sculptor by Mildred Albronda Hardcover in Dust Jacket 1980


Title: Douglas Tilden: Portrait of a Deaf Sculptor

Author: Mildred Albronda

Description: Beige cloth boards with gilt lettering. Very faint wear to the tail of spine. Interior is clean. Dust jacket has small chips at head and tail of spine; some minor edge and corner wear. 59 illustrations. Index. [16], 142, [2] pp. 9.25 x 6.25 inches.

A portrait of the life and artistic genius of Douglas Tilden (1865-1930) who was recognized as the foremost sculptor in California and the first California-born sculptor to receive recognition outside the U.S. He became known as the father of sculpture in California despite the fact that he could neither hear nor speak. Several of his sculptures can been seen in and around the San Francisco Bay Area today. The author, Mildred Albronda, served as the Research Associate for the Historical Library and Museum of the California School for the Deaf in Berkeley. She has also been instrumental in her work with the group Docents for the Deaf.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good+
Jacket Condition: Very Good

Publisher: T. J. Publishers
Place: Silver Spring, MD
Year: 1980

Language: English

ISBN: 0932666035

Keywords: biography, artists, sculptors, deaf, California artists,

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