GATHERINGS - ART of JANET RUTTENBERG Paintings of Daily Life in New York's Central Park 1/500
GATHERINGS. ART of JANET K. RUTTENBERG.
Published by Pointed Leaf Press, [New York], . First Edition, limited to only 500 numbered copies, this being copy number 485.
Large format hardcover book in dustjacket, 12x13 inches (29.5x33 cm), lovely silver cloth covered boards, blind stamped titles on the front cover and spine,154 pages, in publisher's illustrated dustacket (illustrated both on the outside and inside of the dj).
Richly illustrated with Ruttenberg's sketches and paintings of gatherings of people in New York City's Central Park.
NEAR FINE book, one fold open plate has a crease, in a NEAR FINE dustjacket with a slight bit of shelf rubbing. Overall has the bright, solid, sharp look and feel of an unread copy. Lovely.
About JANET RUTTENBERG (from Wikipedia):
******Janet K. Ruttenberg, b.1931, is an American painter and the widow of New York financier Derald Ruttenberg. She works mostly in plein air in Central Park on oversize canvases. She had her first museum exhibition in 2013 at the Museum of the City of New York. At that time she explained that she had not previously been interested in exhibiting her work. Her daughter is the artist Kathy Ruttenberg.******
There is a wonderful, illustrated New York Times article about her published in 2013. It can be found online, search:: "Ruttenberg A Private Artist Goes Public - The New York Times".
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