John Elliott the story of an artist. Maud Howe Elliott.
John Elliott the story of an artist

John Elliott the story of an artist

Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, The Riverside Press, 1930. First edition, 8vo, pp. x, [4], 265, [1]; frontispiece portrait, and 39 illustrations on 34 plates; original green cloth stamped in gilt on upper cover and spine; near fine. With a presentation on the recto of the front free endpaper: "To Carolyn Fahnstock in loving memory of a long friendship. Maud Howe Elliott, August 20, 1934." John Elliott (1858-1925), an artist, illustrator and muralist who worked closely with John Singer Sargent producing murals for the Boston Public Library, was married to Maud Howe, the daughter of Julia Ward Howe, author of the "Battle Hymn of the Republic," and herself a Pulitzer-prize winning author. The book has the bookplate of John Elliott, possibly put in subsequently by Maud Howe after his death. Item #56714

Price: $75.00

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