By Joan Stack and Jean Ann Ferguson
Born in Clarence, and reared in Carrollton, Missouri, Fred Geary worked as a commercial artist for nearly thirty years at the Fred Harvey Company in Kansas City and was celebrated as a woodcut artist.
This catalog provides the most complete overview of Geary’s career ever published. It reproduces sixty-five examples of his prints arranged thematically. Catalog entries provide basic information about the artwork, and short essays discuss relevant aesthetic and historical issues. The entries also include the publication and exhibition history of each print when available.
The State Historical Society of Missouri holds the largest collection of his original prints in the nation.
154 pages / 68 illustrations
Published by The State Historical Society of Missouri, paperback, 2012.