Dempsey, Hugh A. Introduction by J. Russell Harper.
Title HISTORY IN THEIR BLOOD: THE INDIAN PORTRAITS OF NICHOLAS DE GRANDMAISON.
Binding Hard Cover
Book Condition Very Good+
Jacket Condition Very Good+
Publisher Vancouver Douglas & McIntyre 1982
0888943601 / 9780888943606
Illustrator Nicholas de Grandmaison.
Seller ID 28827
124 pp, 12 1/4" H. Profusely illustrated with colour reproductions, b&w photographs. "(P)resents 64 of de Grandmaison's finest Indian portraits, all from the Bank of Montreal collection. Superbly reproduced in color, they are enhanced by J. Russell Harper's introduction and a text from Hugh A. Dempsey, Chief Curator of the Glenbow Museum. Dr. Dempsey sketches in the details of de Grandmaison's life, provides a background to the history and way of life of the native peoples the artist painted, and writes informative, sometimes anecdotal, captions about the subjects themselves. The very names of these people are fascinating: Favorite Ill Walker, Blue Flash of Lightning, Sinew Feet, Mrs. Shot Both Sides." Very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has minor rubbing and mnor edge wrinkling.