The Old Print Shop

John Casper Wild: Painter and Printmaker of Nineteenth-Century Urban America.

  • ARTIST: John Caspar Wild

  • PUBLISHER: Missouri Historical Society, St. Louis.


    DATE: 2006.


  • DESCRIPTION: John Reps, intro by Andrew J. Walker. xix, (1), 164 pages, 115 illustrations (95 color), appendicies, catalogue raisonne, bibliography, oblong quarto (4to), hardcover, blue cloth, silver text on spine, dust jacket. <BR><BR> John Casper Wild (1804-1846) he was one of a group of artists we call journeyman lithographers. He was born in Zurich, Switzerland and arrived in Philadelphia in 1832, where he lived briefly making a few lithographic images, he then traveled up and down the Mississippi and Missouri rivers doing views of the western villages. He died in Davenport, Iowa and was buried on the banks of the river he documented with paintings and prints.


  • CONDITION: Very good condition.