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George Cooke 1793-1849 / [by] Donald D. Keyes, with additional essays by Linda Crocker Simmons, Estill Curtis Pennington [and] William Nathaniel Banks.

Cooke, George, 1793-1849) Keyes, Donald D.

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ISBN 10: 0915977079 / ISBN 13: 9780915977079
Published by Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia,, Athens, Georgia, 1991
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Exhibition catalogue. 104 p. 52 ill. (11 color). Catalogue of 31 works exhibited (23 portraits. landscapes and historical paintings and 3 drawings by Cooke, and 5 related prints and drawings by other artists), with commentary on each. "Chronological Survey: The Life of George Cooke" by Linda Crocker Simmons; "Time in Traveling: Intimations of the Itinerancy of George Cooke" by Estill Curtis Pennington; "George Cooke: History and Landscape Paintings" by Donald D. Keyes; "George Cooke and Daniel Pratt: An Improbable Friendship" by William Nathaniel Banks; bibliography. Bookseller Inventory # 022476

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Title: George Cooke 1793-1849 / [by] Donald D. ...

Publisher: Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia,, Athens, Georgia

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Original Wraps

Book Condition:Fine

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George Cooke, a popular nineteenth-century portraitist and landscape painter, also painted historical subjects and copies of Old Master paintings. This first retrospective exhibition and catalogue of his works includes more than thirty portraits, historical scenes, landscapes, prints, and drawings. This publication won the LoPresti/Arliss Award for scholarly research.

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