New York: Shorewood, 1960. SOYER, Raphael. hardcover. Preface by Jerome Klein. Comments on Art by Raphael Soyer. 135 illustrations, including 15 color plates. 192pp. Short 4to, gray cloth with black lettering (spine ends slightly frayed). New York: Shorewood Publishing in association with Rabin & Krueger Gallery, (1960). First edition. A very good copy. very good.
A nice, but not uncommon monograph of the Russian-born New York painter, known as a spokesman for realism in the 20th century. This copy has a full-page original ink drawing by Soyer inside the front cover. The drawing entitled "some family of constitutional inadequates" depicts a group of six people standing naked. The drawing is inscribed to the journalist Leonard Lyons and family.