The Art of the Old West
This is a wonderful book entitled "The Art of the Old West" written by Paul A. Rossi and David C. Hunt. The book is filled with beautiful pictures of Western Paintings and information regarding this time period and the paintings created therein. The book measures 12.5" tall x 9.5" wide x 1.25" thick. It weighs 4.5 pounds. The book is in perfect / like new condition underneath its dust cover. The dust cover does show some wear but the pages and cover underneath are pristine. "From the days of the vaqueros & Mountain Men to the height of the cattle culture, artists have depicted the lives and times of that romantic frontier. The works of Miller and Catlin, early recorders of the western tribes and of the fur trade of Remington, who captured the dust and leather of the "horse soldiers" of Moran and Leigh, who caught the beauties of the grand country, of Russell and Seltzer, who memorialized the workday world of the West, these and many others are reproduced in this book from the unmatched collection of the Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art.