Encyclopedia of American art before 1914
|Format:||Print Book 1999|
|Availability:||Available at 3 Libraries 3 of 3 copies|
A one-volume work covering all the major artistic developments in the USA from the Colonial period until 1914. From pioneering artists, such as John White, who recorded the native flora, fauna, and peoples of the early Virginia and North Carolina settlements, to the pivotal 1913 Armory Show,the entries chart the evolution of artistic traditions in the emerging American nation. The book features 500 biographies of such well-known figures as John Singleton Copley, Benjamin West, Thomas Cole, and Paul Revere; it also includes some 30 new biographies of late 19th century and early 20thcentury Californian artists, who have frequently been overlooked in previous literature.
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|Series||Grove encyclopedias of the arts of the Americas.|
-- 18th century
Art, American -- 19th century -- Encyclopedias.
|Publisher|| New York :Grove's Dictionaries,1999
xxiii, 688 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 27 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|ISBN||1884446035 (alk. paper)