Mourning Becomes America: Mourning Art in the New Nation

Harrisburg/Albany, 1976. Item #014050

Catalog for the 1976 exhibition of examples of American mourning art from the first half of the 19th century. Featuring memorial art of public figures as well as family members in paint and embroidery. With Schorsch's essay on the history and variety of this art form, its origins, development, and eventual decay. First edition. 20.5 cm; unpaged; illustrated. Wear to foot of spine; else a good copy in wrappers.

Price: $65.00

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