From a Versatile Brush: The Life and Art of Jean Mannheim
By Richard W. Reitzell, introduction By Jean Stern (Author)
Born in Germany, trained in Paris and London, and touched by the American Midwest, Jean Mannheim settled in Pasadena in 1908 and quickly became a major figure in California's Plein-Air Impressionist movement. This richly illustrated, well researched book showcases his mastery and versatility with a variety of subject matter, from coastal views, valleys, deserts, mountains, as well as portraits and figure studies. Mannheim brilliantly captured the unspoiled California of a by-gone era. Lavishly illustrated with an abundance of color plates, photographs and historical references. 255 color Illus. 258 pp 12.5 x 10 HARDBOUND ISBN 978-0-615-43954-9
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