Favorites on Members Bookshelves

Instructional Art Books

Carlson’s Guide to Landscape Painting : John F. Carlson

Color and Light: A Guide for the Realist Painter : James Gurney

Harley Brown’s Eternal Truths for Every Artist : Harley Brown

 Hawthorne on Painting : Mrs. Charles W. Hawthorne

The Art Spirit : Robert Henri

Fill Your Oil Paintings with Light & Color  : Kevin MacPherson

Alla Prima : Richard Schmid


Art Collections

California Light: A Century of Landscapes: Paintings of the California Art Club : Jean Stern & Molly Siple

Women Impressionists, Berthe Morison, Mary Cassatt, Eva Gonzales, Marie Bracquemond

: Ingrid Pfeiffer, Linda Nochlin, Sylvie Patry, Griselda Pollock, Anna Havemann,  & Pamela Ivinski

Enchanted Isle, A History of Plein Air Painting in Santa Catalina Island  : Jean, Roy C. Rose, and Molly Siple, with Barbara Doutt et al. Stern

Plein Air Painters of California:  The Southland : Ruth Westphal

Plein Air Painters of California:  The North : Ruth Westphal

The Society of Six, California Colorists : Nancy Boas

The New Painting Impressionism 1874-1886 : Charles S. Moffett


Specific Artist

Franz A. Bischoff: The Life and Art of an American Master : Jean Stern

Gustave Baumann: Nearer To Art  : Martin F. Krause, Madeline Carol Yurtseven and David Acton

Monet, or the Triumph of Impressionism : Daniel Wildenstein

John Singer Sargent : Carter Ratcliffe

Gauguin and Impressionism : Richard R. Brettell and Anne-Birgitte Fonsmark