Dictionary of Signatures & Monograms of American Artists

Dictionary of Signatures & Monograms of American Artists

From the Colonial Period to the Mid 20th Century

Book - 1988
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A reference book devoted exclusively to identifying the signatures and monograms of American artists. Here are some 8,000 signature specimens for 3,400 American painters, printmakers, illustrators, and sculptors who were active from the colonial period up to the mid-twentieth century. The dictionary's primary index contains all signatures and monograms in alphabetical order according to artist, followed by an index to artists' initials and monograms, and four indexes according to visual shapes of the monograms. Most of the artists are represented by several signature examples in media ranging from oil to watercolor, pencil, or ink. Distributor's phone: 800-238-8288. Annotation(c) 2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Publisher: Madison, Conn. : Sound View Press ; Land O'Lakes, FL : Distributed by Dealer's Choice Books, 1988
ISBN: 9780932087041
Branch Call Number: 702.78 F191
Characteristics: 556 p., [1] leaf of plates : ill


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