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AMERICAN COLONIAL PORTRAITS 1700-1776

Saunders, Richard H.

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ISBN 10: 0874746957 / ISBN 13: 9780874746952
Published by November 17, 1987, Washington City, 1987
Condition: Very Good Soft cover
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342 pages, b&w and color illustrations. Light edge wear to wrappers. Spine faded. Price sticker on rear cover, else a clean, tight copy. Record # 451142. Bookseller Inventory # 451142

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Title: AMERICAN COLONIAL PORTRAITS 1700-1776

Publisher: November 17, 1987, Washington City

Publication Date: 1987

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: None

Edition: 1st Edition

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The catalogue of an exhibition held at the National Portrait Gallery, October 9, 1987 through January 10, 1988. 117 portraits are described and illustrated, 35 in color.

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The portrait ranked far and away as the favored art form in colonial America. Through two general essays and 117 individual entries the authors of this exhibition catalog examine the careers and output of artists working in early America as well as the role of their sitters in colonial society. A pleasant and somewhat unexpected surprise is the presence of period sources such as engravings, an art manual, and artists' notebooks, documentation rarely included in such exhibitions. While this is thorough and fact-filled, Wayne Craven's Colonial American Portraiture ( LJ 12/86) displays greater integration and a more thematic approach.Kathleen Eagen Johnson, Historic Hudson Valley, Tarrytown, N.Y.
Copyright 1988 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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