History and Romance: Works by Howard Pyle from the Brokaw Family Collection



This book illustrates the entire collection of 68 oil paintings and 66 watercolors and drawings of Howard Pyle, one of America's most popular illustrators and children's author of the Golden Age of Illustration!



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作者Howard Pyle
编辑Brandywine River Museum
书高 (cm)29.1
书本宽度 (cm)23.7
书本厚度 (cm)1
书重 (kg)0.770


This wonderfully delightful book includes two personal essays to complement the artwork: "Howard Pyle - A Life in Illustration" and "How and Why We Collected" written by Howard Pyle Brokaw, grandson of Howard Pyle.

Howard Pyle (1853-1911) was one of America’s most popular illustrators and storytellers of adventure, chivalry, romance and piracy at the end of the 19th century, his talent and imagination enthralled his audience, young and old alike.

His illustrations appeared in magazines like Harper’s Monthly, St. Nicholas, and Scribner’s Magazine, gaining him both national and international exposure. The broad appeal of his imagery made him a celebrity in his lifetime.

In 1901, he successfully founded his own school of illustration attracting notable students like N. C. Wyeth, Frank Schoonover, Harvey Dunn, Violet Oakley, Elizabeth Shippen Green, and Jessie Willcox Smith.

Howard Pyle led a vivid and fascinating life, his illustrations and imaginative writing ability continues to find new generations of fans. Discover this master of art and storytelling for yourself.

Please note that if your order contains one or more pre-orders AND books that are available immediately, nothing will be shipped until all the books are released. If you want to get the books that are available right away, you will have to make two separate orders.