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Henry Ossawa Tanner

Mosby, Dewey F.

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ISBN 10: 0847813460 / ISBN 13: 9780847813469
Published by Philadelphia Museum of Art/Rizzoli, Philadelphia, 1991
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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4to. Embossed dark blue cloth. Exhibition catalogue. 307pp. Profusely illustrated in color and b&w. Fine in fine dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 009112

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Title: Henry Ossawa Tanner

Publisher: Philadelphia Museum of Art/Rizzoli, Philadelphia

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Edition: First Edition

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Synopsis:

Recounts the life of the Black expatriate artist and the critical reception of his work

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The reputation of an important, unjustly neglected American artist is restored in this lavish catalogue of a touring exhibition assembled by Sewell, a curator at the Philadelphia Museum of Art; Mosby, director of the Picker Art Gallery at Colgate University; and Alexander-Minter, of the New-York Historical Society. Son of an African Methodist Episcopal minister, Henry Tanner (1859-1937) trained under Thomas Eakins in Philadelphia, then left his native U.S. in 1891 for Paris; a proud, quiet individualist determined to surmount racism, he would spent most of his life in France, serving as a beacon to the Harlem Renaissance. Tanner's sensitive, naturalistic animal studies, modernized reinterpretations of biblical themes, subdued yet powerful WW I scenes and brooding, mystical oriental pictures had an impact that was "by no means race-bound"; his continual experimentation with techniques likewise influenced many artists. Tanner's marvelous visionary paintings of the late 1920s and early '30s are full of foreboding of a world on the brink of self-destruction.
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