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Charles Deas and 1840s America

Author: Carol Clark; Joan Carpenter Troccoli; Frederick E Hoxie; Guy Jordan; Denver Art Museum.
Publisher: Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, ©2009.
Series: Charles M. Russell Center series on art and photography of the American West, v. 4.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This exhibition, the first retrospective of the artist's work, will include over 45 paintings and works on paper, including Denver's Long Jakes, "the Rocky Mountain Man," Deas' depiction of an 1840s American trapper. This exhibition of Deas' works will illustrate how the artist helped shape Americans' understanding of themselves and their country during the pre-Mexican War era."--Denver Art Museum website.
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Genre/Form: Exhibitions
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Clark, Carol, 1947 July 21-
Charles Deas and 1840s America.
Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, ©2009
(OCoLC)707603203
Named Person: Charles Deas
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carol Clark; Joan Carpenter Troccoli; Frederick E Hoxie; Guy Jordan; Denver Art Museum.
ISBN: 9780806140308 0806140305 9780806140483 0806140488
OCLC Number: 258767488
Notes: Catalog of an exhibition to be held at the Denver Art Museum 21 August - 28 November 2010.
"In cooperation with Denver Art Museum."
Awards: Western History Association Joan Paterson Kerr Book Award, 2011.
Description: xv, 232 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 29 cm.
Contents: Foreword / by Lewis I. Sharp and Peter H. Hassrick --
Acknowledgments / by Carol Clark --
Introduction / by Carol Clark --
1. Charles Deas : a life / Carol Clark --
2. A world of fragments : America in the 1840s / Frederick E. Hoxie --
3. Telling tales in 1840s America / Carol Clark --
4. Walking the chalk : taverns, alcohol, and ambiguity / Guy Jordan --
5. Long Jakes : some currents in the mountain air / Joan Carpenter Troccoli --
Charles Deas : catalogue of works and selected references / Carol Clark --
Exhibition checklist --
Index.
Series Title: Charles M. Russell Center series on art and photography of the American West, v. 4.
Responsibility: Carol Clark ; with contributions by Joan Carpenter Troccoli, Frederick E. Hoxie, and Guy Jordan ; foreword by Lewis I. Sharp and Peter H. Hassrick.

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"This exhibition, the first retrospective of the artist's work, will include over 45 paintings and works on paper, including Denver's Long Jakes, "the Rocky Mountain Man," Deas' depiction of an 1840s American trapper. This exhibition of Deas' works will illustrate how the artist helped shape Americans' understanding of themselves and their country during the pre-Mexican War era."--Denver Art Museum website.

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