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Evans, R. Tripp 1968-

Works: 4 works in 16 publications in 1 language and 1,667 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Author
Classifications: ND237.W795, 759.13
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by R. Tripp Evans
Grant Wood : a life by R. Tripp Evans( Book )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wood was one of America's most famous regionalist painters. In his time he was an "almost mythical figure," recognized supremely for his hard-boiled farm scene, American Gothic, a painting that has come to reflect the essence of America's traditional values--a simple decent, home spun tribute to our lost agrarian age. America's most acclaimed, and misunderstood, regionalist painter, Grant Wood, is revealed to have been anything but plain, or simple
Romancing the Maya : Mexican antiquity in the American imagination, 1820-1915 by R. Tripp Evans( Book )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Setting these figures in historical and cultural context, Evans uncovers their varying motives, including the Manifest Destiny-inspired desire to create a national museum of American antiquities in New York City, the attempt to identify the ancient Maya as part of the Lost Tribes of Israel (and so substantiate the Book of Mormon), and the hope of proving that ancient Mesoamerica was the cradle of North American and even Northern European civilization. Fascinating stories in themselves, these accounts of the first explorers also add an important new chapter to the early history of Mesoamerican archaeology."--Jacket
Classical frontiers new world antiquities in the American imagination, 1820-1915 by R. Tripp Evans( )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Making it modern : Wheaton College and the International style( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Grant Wood : a life
Alternative Names
Evans, Roy Tripp 1968-

Tripp Evans, R. 1968-

English (16)

Romancing the Maya : Mexican antiquity in the American imagination, 1820-1915