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The Resource Picturing history : American painting, 1770-1930, edited by William Ayres ; chief contributor, Barbara J. Mitnick ; foreword by Michael Kammen ; essays by Ann Uhry Abrams ... [et al.]

Picturing history : American painting, 1770-1930, edited by William Ayres ; chief contributor, Barbara J. Mitnick ; foreword by Michael Kammen ; essays by Ann Uhry Abrams ... [et al.]

Label
Picturing history : American painting, 1770-1930
Title
Picturing history
Title remainder
American painting, 1770-1930
Statement of responsibility
edited by William Ayres ; chief contributor, Barbara J. Mitnick ; foreword by Michael Kammen ; essays by Ann Uhry Abrams ... [et al.]
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
758/.9973/0973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
ND1441
LC item number
.P53 1993
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Picturing history : American painting, 1770-1930, edited by William Ayres ; chief contributor, Barbara J. Mitnick ; foreword by Michael Kammen ; essays by Ann Uhry Abrams ... [et al.]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • This book accompanies the exhibition organized by Fraunces Tavern Museum, New York City
  • "Exhibition venues: IBM Gallery of Science and Art, New York City, September 28 to November 27, 1993 ... [et al]."--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-250) and index
Contents
  • The history of history painting / Barbara J. Mitnick -- The landing of the fathers : representing the national past, 1770-1860 / Wendy Greenhouse -- National paintings and American character : historical murals in the Capitol Rotunda / Ann Uhry Abrams -- "Freedom's holy cause" : history, religious, and genre painting in America, 1840-1860 / Gail E. Husch -- Historic reportage and artistic license : prints and paintings of the Mexican War / Ron Tyler -- Painting the Civil War as history, 1861-1910 / Bruce W. Chambers -- Picturing Lincoln / Barry Schwartz -- Paintings for the people : American popular history painting, 1875-1930 / Barbara J. Mitnick
  • A fall from grace : the critical reception of history painting, 1875-1925 / Mark Thistlethwaite -- On the margins of American history / Matthew Baigell -- Afterword : history pictures past, present, and future / Kenneth L. Ames
Control code
416782
Dimensions
32 cm.
Extent
256 p.
Isbn
9780847817450
Lccn
93010437
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm27896247
  • (OCoLC)27896247
Label
Picturing history : American painting, 1770-1930, edited by William Ayres ; chief contributor, Barbara J. Mitnick ; foreword by Michael Kammen ; essays by Ann Uhry Abrams ... [et al.]
Publication
Note
  • This book accompanies the exhibition organized by Fraunces Tavern Museum, New York City
  • "Exhibition venues: IBM Gallery of Science and Art, New York City, September 28 to November 27, 1993 ... [et al]."--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-250) and index
Contents
  • The history of history painting / Barbara J. Mitnick -- The landing of the fathers : representing the national past, 1770-1860 / Wendy Greenhouse -- National paintings and American character : historical murals in the Capitol Rotunda / Ann Uhry Abrams -- "Freedom's holy cause" : history, religious, and genre painting in America, 1840-1860 / Gail E. Husch -- Historic reportage and artistic license : prints and paintings of the Mexican War / Ron Tyler -- Painting the Civil War as history, 1861-1910 / Bruce W. Chambers -- Picturing Lincoln / Barry Schwartz -- Paintings for the people : American popular history painting, 1875-1930 / Barbara J. Mitnick
  • A fall from grace : the critical reception of history painting, 1875-1925 / Mark Thistlethwaite -- On the margins of American history / Matthew Baigell -- Afterword : history pictures past, present, and future / Kenneth L. Ames
Control code
416782
Dimensions
32 cm.
Extent
256 p.
Isbn
9780847817450
Lccn
93010437
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm27896247
  • (OCoLC)27896247

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