Folk Art Murals of the Rufus Porter School: New England Landscapes: 1825- 1845

Linda Carter Lefko & Jane E. Radcliffe

Published by Schiffer Pub
ISBN 10: 0764337254 / ISBN 13: 9780764337253
Used / Quantity Available: 0
Available From More Booksellers
View all  copies of this book

About the Book

We're sorry; this specific copy is no longer available. AbeBooks has millions of books. We've listed similar copies below.

Description:

BRAND NEW Oversized Hardcover - 256pp - Here is the long awaited update of research on the Rufus Porter Landscape Mural School, greatly expanding the knowledge and understanding of this uniquely American folk art field of the 1820s to 1840s. The text provides detailed documentation never seen before in print. The book takes the reader on a virtual tour of Porter School murals in the New England states, presenting and analyzing more than 400 colorful images, which will provide inspiration for historians, researchers, designers, and painters alike. It offers evidence regarding the attribution of these mostly unsigned works, and encourages readers to apply that evidence in reaching their own conclusions. In addition, there is a section concerning the preservation of historic murals and various challenges and threats to such preservation. Finally, the book offers a "how-to" section that interprets Porter's original published mural painting instructions in terms of modern equipment, materials, and supplies. A Brand New Quality Book from a Full-Time Veteran Owned Bookshop in business since 1992!. Bookseller Inventory #

About this title:

Book ratings provided by Goodreads:
4.5 avg rating
(2 ratings)

Synopsis: Here is the long awaited update of research on the Rufus Porter Landscape Mural School, greatly expanding the knowledge and understanding of this uniquely American folk art field of the 1820s to 1840s. The text provides detailed documentation never seen before in print. The book takes the reader on a virtual tour of Porter School murals in the New England states, presenting and analyzing more than 400 colorful images, which will provide inspiration for historians, researchers, designers, and painters alike. It offers evidence regarding the attribution of these mostly unsigned works, and encourages readers to apply that evidence in reaching their own conclusions. In addition, there is a section concerning the preservation of historic murals and various challenges and threats to such preservation. Finally, the book offers a "how-to" section that interprets Porter's original published mural painting instructions in terms of modern equipment, materials, and supplies.

About the Author: Linda Carter Lefko is an artist, teacher, and scholar of historic decorative arts. She resides in Penn Yan, New York. Jane E. Radcliffe has been involved in museum work for decades and has been researching Porter School murals for many years. She resides in Hallowell, Maine.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Bibliographic Details

Title: Folk Art Murals of the Rufus Porter School: ...
Publisher: Schiffer Pub
Book Condition: BRAND NEW

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Linda Carter Lefko & Jane E. Radcliffe
Published by Schiffer Pub
ISBN 10: 0764337254 ISBN 13: 9780764337253
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Rating
[?]

Book Description Schiffer Pub. Condition: BRAND NEW. BRAND NEW Oversized Hardcover - 256pp - Here is the long awaited update of research on the Rufus Porter Landscape Mural School, greatly expanding the knowledge and understanding of this uniquely American folk art field of the 1820s to 1840s. The text provides detailed documentation never seen before in print. The book takes the reader on a virtual tour of Porter School murals in the New England states, presenting and analyzing more than 400 colorful images, which will provide inspiration for historians, researchers, designers, and painters alike. It offers evidence regarding the attribution of these mostly unsigned works, and encourages readers to apply that evidence in reaching their own conclusions. In addition, there is a section concerning the preservation of historic murals and various challenges and threats to such preservation. Finally, the book offers a "how-to" section that interprets Porter's original published mural painting instructions in terms of modern equipment, materials, and supplies. A Brand New Quality Book from a Full-Time Veteran Owned Bookshop in business since 1992!. Seller Inventory # 2602939

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 78.94
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Linda Carter Lefko; Jane E. Radcliffe
Published by Schiffer Publishing (2011)
ISBN 10: 0764337254 ISBN 13: 9780764337253
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Schiffer Publishing, 2011. Hardcover. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG0764337254

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 81.61
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Lefko, Linda Carter
Published by Schiffer (2011)
ISBN 10: 0764337254 ISBN 13: 9780764337253
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Schiffer, 2011. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Great condition with minimal wear, aging, or shelf wear. Seller Inventory # P020764337254

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 118.48
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Lefko, Linda Carter
Published by Schiffer (2011)
ISBN 10: 0764337254 ISBN 13: 9780764337253
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Schiffer, 2011. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110764337254

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 124.64
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Lefko, Linda Carter
Published by Schiffer (2011)
ISBN 10: 0764337254 ISBN 13: 9780764337253
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Schiffer, 2011. Hardcover. Condition: Like New. Almost new condition. Seller Inventory # P010764337254

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 124.64
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Lefko, Linda Carter
Published by Schiffer
ISBN 10: 0764337254 ISBN 13: 9780764337253
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Cloud 9 Books
(Wellington, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Schiffer. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. 0764337254 Like New Condition. Seller Inventory # LN7.0327610

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 169.27
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Lefko, Linda Carter
Published by Schiffer
ISBN 10: 0764337254 ISBN 13: 9780764337253
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Cloud 9 Books
(Wellington, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Schiffer. Hardcover. Condition: New. 0764337254 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW7.0327610

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 169.27
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Linda Carter Lefko
Published by Schiffer (2011)
ISBN 10: 0764337254 ISBN 13: 9780764337253
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Books Express
(Portsmouth, NH, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Schiffer, 2011. Hardcover. Condition: Good. 1. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Seller Inventory # 0764337254

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 194.64
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Linda Carter Lefko, Jane E. Radcliffe
Published by Schiffer Publishing (2011)
ISBN 10: 0764337254 ISBN 13: 9780764337253
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Schiffer Publishing, 2011. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0764337254

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 817.93
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds