The Beat of the Drum and the Whoop of the Dance: A Study of the Life and Work of Joseph Henry Sharp

By: FENN, Forrest

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A biography and presentation of the art of Joseph Henry Sharp (1859-1953), a noted painter who was based in Taos, New Mexico. Establishing a studio in Taos in 1909, Mr. Sharp was one of the earliest artists to take residence there, and was a founding member of the Taos Society of Artists. This work includes 212 portraits of Indians, his chief area of interest. Also included are landscapes and still-lifes. --- Stated First Printing, inscribed and signed by the author. --- In brown cloth-covered hardcovers with images of Indian on cover and spine; artist facsimile signature and titling in gilt and brown. Printed on quality coated papers and with colorful marbled paper endpapers. Jacket features Sharp painting of a group of Indians on cover; is covered in transparent plastic skin. --- With Fenn Gallery's sticker to front paste-down, else a bright, clean, sound copy. Bright jacket with sunned (but readable) spine and very light rubbing, else nice.; Quarto (11 to 13 in. tall); 359 pages; Signed by Author

Title: The Beat of the Drum and the Whoop of the Dance: A Study of the Life and Work of Joseph Henry Sharp

Author Name: FENN, Forrest

Categories: >>Biography, Autobiography, Memoir, >>Art & Architecture,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Santa Fe, New Mexico, Fenn Publishing Co.: 1983

ISBN Number: 0937634069

ISBN Number 13: 9780937634066

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket

Inscription: Signed by Author

Stock No.: 81082