Obata's Yosemite: The Art and Letters of Chiura Obata from His Trip to the High Sierra in 1927 by Chiura Obata, Janice T. Driesbach, Susan landauer, Susan Landauer |, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Obata's Yosemite: The Art and Letters of Chiura Obata from His Trip to the High Sierra in 1927
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Obata's Yosemite: The Art and Letters of Chiura Obata from His Trip to the High Sierra in 1927

by Chiura Obata, Janice T. Driesbach, Susan landauer, Susan Landauer
     
 

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Chiura Obata, a gifted Japanese-born artist from California, made his first trip to Yosemite in 1927. The trip left a lasting impression in a remarkable collection of sketches, postcards, and letters. This volume includes 80 full-color reproductions of Obata’s pencil sketches, watercolor paintings, and day-by-day narratives woven through his correspondences.

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Chiura Obata, a gifted Japanese-born artist from California, made his first trip to Yosemite in 1927. The trip left a lasting impression in a remarkable collection of sketches, postcards, and letters. This volume includes 80 full-color reproductions of Obata’s pencil sketches, watercolor paintings, and day-by-day narratives woven through his correspondences. Named one of the “Best Fifty books of 1993? by the American Institute of Graphic Arts, the book is a unique and beautiful presentation of personal artistic experience.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780939666676
Publisher:
Yosemite Conservancy
Publication date:
09/28/1993
Pages:
156
Sales rank:
179,906
Product dimensions:
9.75(w) x 9.75(h) x (d)

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