Hardcover. New Haven, CT, Yale University Press, 1st, 1994, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 232 pages. Hardcover with dust jacket. A very clean, unmarked copy with only minor edgewear. 84 color prints. A tight copy. Willem de Kooning is a masterful painter whose huge canvases are charged with enormous energy. The publication of this beautiful book, which presents eighty of de Kooning's finest paintings and painted works on paper from the early 1940s to the 1980s. Organized thematically and chronologically, the book focuses on de Kooning's most noteworthy and original painted achievements.