Item #31983 Louisiana's Art Nouveau; The Crafts of the Newcomb Style. Suzanne Ormond, Mary E. Irvine.

Louisiana's Art Nouveau; The Crafts of the Newcomb Style

Gretna, LA: Pelican Pub. Co., 1976. First edition. Hardcover. 182p, many ills. + 32 pages in color. Fwd. by John Canaday. Jacket edges torn (not shown in photo). Fine / fair. Item #31983

The first modern study of the Newcomb Guild from its founding in 1895 to 1945--its pottery, needlework, metal and leather crafts, jewelry, bookbinding, block printing, and calligraphy. The guild evolved from the Newcomb College for Women. With biographies of the directors and the artists (including the ceramicists' marks).

Price: $20.00

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