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New perspectives on Charles Willson Peale : a 250th anniversary celebration

Author: Charles Willson Peale; Lillian B Miller; David C Ward
Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pa. : Published for the Smithsonian Institution by the University of Pittsburgh Press, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Marking the 250th anniversary of the birth of Charles Willson Peale, these essays assess Peale's life and achievement. Examined are his museum, his mechanical inventions and his artistic creation of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Charles Willson Peale; Charles Willson Peale; Charles Willson Peale
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Willson Peale; Lillian B Miller; David C Ward
ISBN: 0822936607 9780822936602
OCLC Number: 21760442
Description: xviii, 317 pages, [89] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Generous Marylanders : paying for Peale's study in England / Robert J.H. Janson-LaPalme --
Charles Willson Peale in London / Jules David Prown --
"Encouragement exceeding expectation" : the Lloyd-Cadwalader patronage of Charles Willson Peale / Karol A. Schmiegel --
A graphic case of transatlantic republicanism / Sidney Hart --
The portrait of a little lady : Charles Willson Peale's Henrietta Maria Bordley / Charles Coleman Sellers --
In the shadow of his father : Rembrandt Peale, Charles Willson Peale, and the American portrait tradition / Lillian B. Miller --
Lessons from a dutiful son : Rembrandt Peale's artistic influence on his father, Charles Willson Peale / Carol Eaton Hevner --
"Good chiefs and wise men" : Indians as symbols of peace in the art of Charles Willson Peale / Charles Coleman Sellers. (Cont.) Charles Willson Peale : the portraitist as divine / David Steinberg --
Charles Willson Peale as history painter : The Exhumation of the Mastodon / Lillian B. Miller --
Charles Willson Peale's expressive design : The artist in his museum / Roger B. Stein --
The waning of an Enlightenment ideal : Charles Willson Peale's Philadelphia Museum, 1790-1820 / Sidney Hart and David C. Ward --
"To encrease the comforts of life" : Charles Willson Peale and the mechanical arts / Sidney Hart --
Charles Willson Peale's Belfield : its place in American garden history / Therese O'Malley --
Charles Willson Peale's farm Belfield : enlightened agriculture in the early republic / David C. Ward.
Responsibility: Lillian B. Miller and David C. Ward, editors.

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