Item description for Christmas Dolls by Joan Muyskens Pursley...
A collection of contemporary dolls that celebrate the holiday, this beautiful book will bring out the Christmas spirit in all who open its pages. More than 200 color photos of dolls by today s top international artists and manufacturers bring to life every aspect of this beloved holiday. Author Joan Muyskens Pursley has arranged the book by the many themes that represent Christmas: Madonnas and nativity-scene figures, interpretations of Santa and his helpers, carolers and characters from favorite Christmas Stories, children of Christmas present and glamorous fashion dolls, all decked out for the holidays. Accompanying the works, by makers such as John and Angela Barker, Rotraut Schrott, Helen Kish, Wendy Lawton, Robert Tonner and Kathe Kruse, is Ms. Pursley s affecting narrative of the traditions, memories, hopes and wishes that have inspired these pieces. Whether displayed each year with decorations and ornaments as a treasured part of the holiday tradition, or enjoyed as a way to keep the Christmas spirit alive all year long, Christmas Dolls reflects the timeless appeal of its subject.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 11.36" Width: 8.78" Height: 0.53" Weight: 1.58 lbs.
Release Date Aug 30, 2005
Publisher Reverie Publishing
ISBN 1932485252 ISBN13 9781932485257
Availability 1 units. Availability accurate as of May 26, 2017 05:32.
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More About Joan Muyskens Pursley
Joan Muyskens Pursley currently resides in New York City.