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Cecilia Beaux : American figure painter

Author: Cecilia Beaux; Sylvia Yount; High Museum of Art.; Tacoma Art Museum.; Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.; et al
Publisher: Atlanta : High Museum of Art ; Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This volume is the most comprehensive appraisal of Cecilia Beaux's talent in more than three decades. As such, it not only presents a range of the artist's strongest work but also offers a fresh understanding of her career by examining critical questions of gender, class, and the importance of place. The book accompanies a major exhibition organized by the High Museum of Art in Atlanta."--BOOK JACKET.
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Genre/Form: Exhibitions
Biography Portraits Exhibitions
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Beaux, Cecilia, 1855-1942.
Cecilia Beaux.
Atlanta : High Museum of Art ; Berkeley : University of California Press, c2007
(OCoLC)608084716
Named Person: Cecilia Beaux; Cecilia Beaux; Cecilia Beaux
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Cecilia Beaux; Sylvia Yount; High Museum of Art.; Tacoma Art Museum.; Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.; et al
ISBN: 9780520253186 0520253183 9781932543148 1932543147
OCLC Number: 77333993
Notes: Catalog of an exhibition at the High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia, May 12-Sept. 9, 2007; Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Washington, Sept. 29, 2007-Jan. 6, 2008; Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Penn., Feb. 2-Apr. 13, 2008.
Description: 195 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Contents: Preface & acknowledgments / Sylvia Yount --
Lenders to the exhibition --
Director's foreword / Michael E. Shapiro --
Family pictures / Sylvia Yount --
Cecilia Beaux and the rise of american portraiture in the 1890s / Kevin Sharp --
The queen stands alone / Nina Auerbach --
Framing Beaux / Mark Bockrath --
Catalogue of the exhibition --
Cecilia Beaux: a chronology / Alison Bechtel Wexler.
Responsibility: Sylvia Yount ... [et al.].
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The celebrated American artist William Merritt Chase named Cecilia Beaux 'not only the greatest living woman painter, but the best that has ever lived'. This illustrated book presents a range of the  Read more...

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