Handmade Holiday Cards From 20th-Century Artists
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A Gift of Holiday Art. Culled from our Archives of American Art, this never-before-published Handmade Holiday Cards From 20th-Century Artists shares rarely seen personal holiday cards created by famous American artists. The irrepressible artwork—original watercolors, etchings, silk-screen prints, and drawings—shows how they imagined the holidays and how they viewed the world. Includes limited edition holiday card by DIYer Faythe Levine. Made in the U.S.A. Hardcover; 208 pages; 150 color photographs. 8" x 8".
In a season of great good cheer, whimsy abounds in the holiday-themed accessories we don, the seasonal cards we send and the holiday decorations we cherish. Artifacts in our Archives of American Art and the costume and home life collections of our National Museum of American History document the Christmas themes reprised in these delightful gifts and collectibles.
Every Smithsonian purchase will arrive with a museum provenance card explaining how it is adapted from or inspired by an object or objects in our collection.
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