Krieghoff, Harper, J. Russell, University of Toronto Press, 1979. First Edition. 4to up to 12″ tall. xvi, 204 pp. 53 color, 111 black and white plates; notes, bibliography, index. Green cloth boards with gilt titles front and spine; green endpapers. Both volume and unclipped jacket (protected in mylar) are in fine condition with light speckling top outside edge.
Cornelius Krieghoff (1815-1872) is one of the most popular and well-known Canadian painters. His work was greatly appreciated in his lifetime and continues to captivate new audiences today. Krieghoff’s subject matter was Canadians, French Canadians, Native peoples, and landscapes – mostly people at work and play in the outdoors. 002539 $50