St. Louis in Watercolor: Living History in the Gateway City





Title: St. Louis in Watercolor: Living History in the Gateway City
Author: Marilynne Bradley and Jennifer L. Grotpeter
Size: 11 x 8.5
Binding: Hardcover with jacket
Pages: 144
ISBN: 9781681062877

Artist Marilynne Bradley has spent half a century immortalizing and updating treasures of St. Louis landmarks in the vibrant pigments of watercolor. This collection of local scenes, beautifully captured in paint, documents the pleasures of the good life in St. Louis—the applause of a good play, the sounds of music, the satisfaction of a gourmet meal, the cheers of a crowd at a sporting event, and the beauty of St. Louis’s unique architecture. Writer Jennifer L. Grotpeter captures the essence of the image in animated memories and offers the reader a connection with the culture of St. Louis.


Watercolorist Marilynne Bradley has spent a half-century immortalizing St. Louis gems, from the Jewel Box to our three distinctive water towers in the city, from county landmarks such as the Kirkwood train station to quaint perspectives of her own stomping

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“St. Louis in Watercolor” gives readers a lighter view of St. Louis, with gentle brushstrokes softening the hard edges that photos deliver. The hundred-plus paintings show everything from the Gateway Arch to a Ted Drewes outlet.

Additional information

Weight 2.38 lbs
Dimensions 5.5 × 8.5 in