By: Kennedy, John Barkley ((1863-1938)
Ware, Massachusetts (Springfield) and New Haven, Connecticut, 1881-1888
Seller ID: 006515
Binding: Quarter modern calf. Pebbled cloth boards.
Oblong, 11 by 20 cm. 36 leaves, all portraits, 117 in all, and two still lifes, on rectos. Some portraits are captioned with names and dated, and a few leaves are also signed, with location given. The portraits are clearly by an amateur, or a developing, hand, yet even the most awkwardly executed of these portraits, one can sense, imparts a rather credible likeness of the subject, with a few of the portraits undeniably life-like. All of the portraits render their subjects with serious, rather grim expressions. We can't say whether this reflects a limitation by the artist or was deliberate... View More...