Author:Allston, Washington; Jared B. Flagg (editor)

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THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF WASHINGTON ALLSTON With Reproductions from Allston's Pictures

By: Allston, Washington; Jared B. Flagg (editor)

Price: $39.94

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1892

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40909

Condition: Very Good+


435 pages; An attractive example in the handsome buckram binding. Former owner's name on ffep, otherwise clean and tight in original tan buckram binding with gilt lettering at spine and a gilt silohuette on front cover; cloth worn at head of spine. Washington Allston (1779 – 1843) was an American painter and poet, born in Waccamaw Parish, South Carolina. Allston was a pioneer of the American Romantic movement in landscape painting. He was well known for his dramatic subject matter and bold use of light and colour. After graduating from Harvard College in 1800, Allston moved to Charleston,... View more info