Title: Plein Air Painters of California: The Southland

Author(s): Ruth Westphal

"Long overdue, this is the first comprehensive book on the lives and works of turn-of-the-century California painters. It focuses on the plein air, or outdoor, painters working in Southern California from the 1890s through the 1930s. While their styles reflect a range from Decorative and Romantic Realist to Post-Impressionist, most prevalent is an Impressionistic bias." "...Included are essays by several individuals most knowledgeable in California art history..." Ruth Westphal


11 1/2" x 10 1/2"

ISBN: 0-9610520-0-7

Number of Pages: 220

Number of Photos: 200

Number of Color Photos: 135

"Plein Air Painters of California: The Southland" focuses on the plein air painters working in Southern California from the 1890's to the 1930's. Thirty artists are treated in separate illustrated sections.

Book available from the publisher, Westphal Publishing, by calling 949-660-0727

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