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Winslow Homer : paintings of the Civil War

Author: Marc Simpson; Winslow Homer; Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.; Portland Museum of Art.; Amon Carter Museum of Western Art.
Publisher: San Francisco : Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco : Bedford Arts, ©1988.
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"This volume has been published on the occasion of the first monographic exhibition uniting the majority of the Civil War paintings of Winslow Homer ... The essays and related materials that inform this book offer a close reading of Homer's paintings in the cultural context of the Civil War period and the critical responses with which the works were originially received ... accompanied by a diverse array of period  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibitions
Art and the war Exhibitions
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Simpson, Marc.
Winslow Homer.
San Francisco : Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco : Bedford Arts, ©1988
(OCoLC)741859261
Named Person: Winslow Homer; Winslow Homer; Winslow Homer
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marc Simpson; Winslow Homer; Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.; Portland Museum of Art.; Amon Carter Museum of Western Art.
ISBN: 0884010600 9780884010609 0938491156 9780938491156
OCLC Number: 17804457
Notes: Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, July 2-Sept. 18, 1988, Portland Museum of Art, Oct. 8-Dec. 18, 1988, and the Amon Carter Museum, Jan. 7-Mar. 12, 1989.
Description: 283 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: A chronology of Homer's early career, 1859-1866 / Sally Mills --
Marks of honor and death : sharpshooter and the Peninsular Campaign of 1862 / Christopher Kent Wilson --
The bright side : "humorously conceived and truthfully executed" / Marc Simpson --
Prisoners from the front : an American history painting? /Lucretia H. Giese --
a harvest of death : the veteran in a new field / Nicolai Cikovsky, Jr. --
"A hand formed to use the brush" / Kristin Hoermann.
Responsibility: Marc Simpson with contributions by Nicolai Cikovsky, Jr. [and others].

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"This volume has been published on the occasion of the first monographic exhibition uniting the majority of the Civil War paintings of Winslow Homer ... The essays and related materials that inform this book offer a close reading of Homer's paintings in the cultural context of the Civil War period and the critical responses with which the works were originially received ... accompanied by a diverse array of period media illustrations and cartoons, as well as Homer's sketches"--Dustjacket.

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