The Ultimate Trophy: How the Impressionist Painting Conquered the World

By: HOOK, Philip

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A first edition of art expert Philip Hook's English-language examination of the rise in acceptability and value of impressionist paintings. From his perch at Christie's, then at Sotheby's in their Impressionist and Modern Art Department, he has observed the rise of impressionist art to the point where such paintings have become "icons of extreme wealth." With a section of color plates, along with numerous black & white images of paintings. --- In pictorial paper-covered boards with wrap-around Monet lily-pond image to covers, with sewn-in satin ribbon bookmark. Wrapped in blue jacket with framed Monet work depicted on cover. --- With inked gift inscription to front endpaper, else an excellent copy: tightly-bound and bright. Bright jacket with small creases to edges, otherwise in excellent shape.; Tall Octavo - 9 to 10 in. tall; 224 pages

Title: The Ultimate Trophy: How the Impressionist Painting Conquered the World

Author Name: HOOK, Philip

Categories: >>Art & Architecture,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Munich, Prestel Verlag: 2009

ISBN Number: 3791339710

ISBN Number 13: 9783791339719

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket

Stock No.: 83851