Defining Edges: A New Look At Picture Frames



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by W. H. Bailey. Foreword by Adam Gopnik. Published by Abrams, 2002. First edition, first printing.  Hardcover, boards.156pp. 95 illustrations, 65 are in color. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket, light wear to front panel

“Using a completely original approach to the subject, Bailey examines more than fifty works of art – some famous masterpieces and some little-known works – to learn how their frames, many of them designed or made by the artists themselves, relate to the pictures they surround.