E. Charlton Fortune: The Colorful Spirit



An Irvine Museum Publication
Hardcover; 236 pages
Condition: Brand New

“Written by Scott A. Shields and published in conjunction with the exhibition organized by the Pasadena Museum of California Art in collaboration with the Crocker Art Museum, E. Charlton Fortune: The Colorful Spirit presents more than one hundred fifty reproductions and photographs of Fortune’s paintings and church furnishings, as well as photographs and a detailed chronology outlining her unconventional life. An essay by Julianne Burton-Carvajal examines Fortune’s work as a liturgical designer. Published on the occasion of the exhibition E. Charlton Fortune: The Colorful Spirit Pasadena Museum of California Art.”
“This handsome volume serves as both catalog for a traveling exhibition and substantial addition to the scholarship on California artists. … Readers with an interest in women artists and their milieu in 20th-century California will want to add this to their library.” –Library Journal