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Lewis Sorensen - the master of wax

Author: Michael J Kouri
Publisher: Pasadena, Calif. : Michael J. Kouri Publications, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"Chronicles the life and work of a Master Artist who's [sic] passion was to create life-like figures of history and whimsy."--Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Facsimiles
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael J Kouri
OCLC Number: 785226957
Notes: Shows photograph of Lewis Sorensen as he " ... creates unique one-of-a-kind costumes for his historical figures of the American Presidents and their wives for the Fullerton College collection."--Page [3.].
Description: 129 pages : illustrations (some color), facsimile, portraits ; 29 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Researching the history of wax dolls --
Getting to know Lewis Sorensen --
The early works --
Lewis discovers wax --
Meet the presidents and their wives --
A study on hands --
Shoes made by the cobbler --
Typical markings --
Girls of the Gibson era --
Little old ladies not just from Pasadena --
Patriotic pursuits --
Hooray for Hollywood --
Christmas at the Sorensen household --
European royalty --
From the easel to the model --
Life-sized figures from the wax museums --
Whimsical wonders --
Worldly figures of all races --
Accessories.
Other Titles: Master of wax
Responsibility: by Michael J. Kouri.

Abstract:

"Chronicles the life and work of a Master Artist who's [sic] passion was to create life-like figures of history and whimsy."--Back cover.

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This is the BEST Book ever written on this world famous Wax artist

by michellenicols222 (WorldCat user published 2017-02-09) Excellent Permalink

I've searched for many years for a comprehensive book to educate me on the wonderful works of this very talented American wax doll artist and hadn't any luck until I bought a copy of Mr. Kouri's outstanding book: Lewis Sorensen - The Master of Wax. His keen interest in this artist, and masterful sculpting,...
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