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Painters of the humble truth : masterpieces of American still life, 1801-1939

Author: William H Gerdts; Philbrook Art Center.
Publisher: Columbia, Mo. : University of Missouri Press ; [Tulsa, Okla.] : Philbrook Art Center, 1981.
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This reference work covers American still-life painting from the beginning of the 19th century, when it became a well-known medium of expression, to the mid-20th century. Among the artists Gerdts  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
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Gerdts, William H.
Painters of the humble truth.
Columbia, Mo. : University of Missouri Press ; [Tulsa, Okla.] : Philbrook Art Center, 1981
(OCoLC)563142635
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William H Gerdts; Philbrook Art Center.
ISBN: 0826203558 9780826203557 0826203582 9780826203588
OCLC Number: 7597444
Notes: Based on: American still-life painting.
Issued in connection of an exhibition held at the Philbrook Art Center.
Includes indexes.
Description: xiii, 293 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm
Contents: American still-life painting: explanations, estimations, expectations --
In the beginning --
The Peale dynasty --
Beyond the Peales: professional and folk --
An abundance of still life: the still life of abundance --
Thematic expansion: flowers, fish, and dead game --
The poetic flower --
William Michael Harnett and Illusionism --
The still-life heritage of Munich and Paris --
The still life in early Modernism --
Vernacular Modernism: Cubist-Realist still life and beyond.
Responsibility: William H. Gerdts.

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