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The art of theorem painting : a history and complete instruction manual

Author: Linda Carter Lefko; Barbara Knickerbocker
Publisher: New York : Viking Studio Books, [1994]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The art of theorem painting on velvet and paper was fashionable in America from around 1810 to 1840, and it became part of the curricula of the schools for young ladies of the period. As a result, contemporary America is able to enjoy many fine examples of this charming art that have been preserved from those early days. This book is illustrated in color with a large number of original examples of theorem painting  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lefko, Linda Carter.
Art of theorem painting.
New York : Viking Studio Books, [1994]
(OCoLC)761141898
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Carter Lefko; Barbara Knickerbocker
ISBN: 0525485961 9780525485964
OCLC Number: 31359848
Description: 128 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Other Titles: Theorem painting
Responsibility: Linda Carter Lefko and Barbara Knickerbocker.

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The art of theorem painting on velvet and paper was fashionable in America from around 1810 to 1840, and it became part of the curricula of the schools for young ladies of the period. As a result, contemporary America is able to enjoy many fine examples of this charming art that have been preserved from those early days. This book is illustrated in color with a large number of original examples of theorem painting -- undoubtedly the largest group of theorems ever to be published in one book.

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