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Yachtsmans Eye The Glen S Foster Collection of Marine Paintings

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ISBN-10: 0393060632

ISBN-13: 9780393060638

Edition: 2004

Authors: Alan Granby, Ben Simons

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A celebration and preservation of the remarkable art collection of one man. Art collector Glen S. Foster developed a consummate eye, combining a yachtsman's experience on the water with the instincts of an art connoisseur. Before its breakup upon his death in 1999, Foster's collection of historic American and British yachting and marine art was regarded as one of the finest in the country, and established new auction records when a portion was sold in 2002. Here for the first time is a glimpse of the collection, with descriptions contributed by some of the best historians of marine art today. Over eighty pieces by such artists as J. E. Buttersworth, Frederic Schiller Cozzens, Fitz Hugh…    
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Book details

List price: $75.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/17/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 248
Size: 11.38" wide x 12.44" long x 1.18" tall
Weight: 4.994
Language: English

Alan Granby, a specialist in marine antiquities, was a founding board member of the International Yacht Restoration School. He lives in Newport, Rhode Island.

Glen S. Foster : portrait of a sailor and collector
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British yachting art
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British marine art