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Author: Dewey F Mosby; Henry Ossawa Tanner; Darrel Sewell; Rae Alexander-Minter; Philadelphia Museum of Art,
Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Philadelphia Museum of Art ; New York, NY : Rizzoli International Publications, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st trade edView all editions and formats
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This book takes a new look at the life and artistic career of Henry Ossawa Tanner (1859-1937), the renowned African-American artist who spent most of his life in France after declaring in 1891 that he could 'not fight prejudice and paint at the same time.' Tanner is best known for his biblical allegories and genre scenes in which he confronted the plight of underprivileged people.
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogues
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mosby, Dewey F., 1942-
Henry Ossawa Tanner.
Philadelphia, PA : Philadelphia Museum of Art ; New York, NY : Rizzoli International Publications, 1991
(OCoLC)645796341
Named Person: Henry Ossawa Tanner; Henry Ossawa Tanner; Henry Ossawa Tanner
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dewey F Mosby; Henry Ossawa Tanner; Darrel Sewell; Rae Alexander-Minter; Philadelphia Museum of Art,
ISBN: 0847813460 9780847813469 0876330863 9780876330869
OCLC Number: 22812177
Notes: Catalog of an exhibition at Philadelphia Museum of Art, January 20-April 14, 1991, Detroit Institute of Arts, May 12-August 4, 1991, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, September 17-November 24, 1991, and the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, December 14, 1991-March 1, 1992.
Description: 307 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm
Contents: Reflections on race, public reception, and critical response in Tanner's career / Dewey F. Mosby --
The Tanner family: a grandniece's chronicle / Rae Alexander-Minter --
Chronology / Kathleen James, Sylvia Yount --
Catalogue / Dewey F. Mosby, Darrel Sewell. Student years and early career 1873-1890 ; Paris, racial awareness, and success 1891-1897 ; Celebrated salon artist and religious painter 1897-1907 ; North Africa and orientalism 1908-1914 ; The war years and late work 1914-1937.
Responsibility: introductory essay and catalogue chapters by Dewey F. Mosby ; catalogue entries by Dewey F. Mosby and Darrel Sewell ; biographical essay by Rae Alexander-Minter.

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This book takes a new look at the life and artistic career of Henry Ossawa Tanner (1859-1937), the renowned African-American artist who spent most of his life in France after declaring in 1891 that he could 'not fight prejudice and paint at the same time.' Tanner is best known for his biblical allegories and genre scenes in which he confronted the plight of underprivileged people.

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