American Artists: Signatures and Monograms, 1800 to 1989 by John CastagnoAmerican Artists: Signatures and Monograms, 1800 to 1989 by John Castagno

American Artists: Signatures and Monograms, 1800 to 1989

byJohn CastagnoContribution byAnn Horton, George J. Turak

Hardcover | March 1, 1990

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Listing 5,100 artists, with nearly 10,000 signatures, Castagno gives approximately 25% more information about artists' full names and birth and death dates than any other directory; lists nearly 1,000 artists overlooked by the American Art Annuals; and includes many important 19th-century artists and notable late 20th-century artists omitted in other indexed directories. With 600 listings of prominent Canadian and Latin American artists, and 900 listings of monograms, pseudonyms, symbols, etc. that would be unidentifiable without the use of the book.
John Castagno is a multimedia artist and sculptor. He has been an art researcher for the past forty years and also lectures on art and on art as an investment. Mr. Castagno's recent books include Abstract Artists: Signatures and Monograms, An International Directory, From 1900 (2007), American Artists II: Signatures and Monograms, From...
Title:American Artists: Signatures and Monograms, 1800 to 1989Format:HardcoverDimensions:844 pages, 11.38 × 8.86 × 2.22 inPublished:March 1, 1990Publisher:Scarecrow Press

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ISBN - 10:0810822490

ISBN - 13:9780810822498

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Editorial Reviews

Art historians years hence will be deeply indebted to Castagno for greatly simplifying their detective work. Meanwhile, galleries and libraries will find it a useful tool...every bit as important a reference work as both Castagno's previous volumes...