San Francisco; Paul Elder and Company, June 1915; Second Edition [9”x6”]; Tan paper boards with gilt lettering on spine and upper, fore edge uncut; x, 91 pp., Frontispiece and 31 tipped in photos, map of exposition grounds; Very Good with no foxing, slightly darken spine, contemporary newspaper clippings tipped in. Item #12944
Eugen Neuhaus 1879-1963) was painter, teacher, critic, art historian, author, University lecturer and organizer for over 50 years in California. The 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition was set in San Francisco after the devastating 1906 earthquake. The Exposition was a showcase of architecture and art, which Neuhaus was the chair of committee to jury the fine arts of the Exposition and was invited to exhibit some of his work. This is the first of four other books about the Exposition developed from lectures.