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Painting the wild frontier : the art and adventures of George Catlin

Author: Susanna Reich
Publisher: New York : Clarion Books, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Generously illustrated with archival prints and photos of Catlin's own paintings, this accessible biography of one of America's best-known painters weaves a well-researched history with stories of Catlin's travels and adventures.
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Genre/Form: Art
Biography
Juvenile works
Young adult nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
In art Juvenile literature
In art
Named Person: George Catlin; George Catlin; George Catlin
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susanna Reich
ISBN: 9780618714704 0618714707
OCLC Number: 173243888
Description: xiv, 160 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 25 cm
Contents: First steps on the path, 1796-1830 --
The frontier, 1830-37 --
The showman, 1837-54 --
Wanderings, 1854-61 --
Home at last, 1861-72 --
Afterword --
Painters of the West --
Author's note --
Timeline --
Notes.
Responsibility: Susanna Reich.
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Generously illustrated with archival prints and photos of Catlin's own paintings, this accessible biography of one of America's best-known painters weaves a well-researched history with stories of Catlin's travels and adventures.

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