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American stories : paintings of everyday life, 1765-1915

Author: H Barbara Weinberg; Carrie Rebora Barratt; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.); Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Publisher: New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art ; New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents nearly two hundred extraordinary pictures that tell stories of ordinary people engaged in commonplace tasks and pleasures. The first overview of the subject in thirty-five years, this richly illustrated volume features masterpieces by John Singleton Copley, Charles Willson Peale, William Sidney Mount, George Caleb Bingham, Winslow Homer, Thomas Eakins, John Singer Sargent, Mary Cassatt, John Sloan, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogues
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
American stories.
New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art ; New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2009
(OCoLC)664768500
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: H Barbara Weinberg; Carrie Rebora Barratt; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.); Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
ISBN: 9781588393364 1588393364 9781588393371 1588393372 9780300155082 0300155085
OCLC Number: 326626424
Notes: Published in conjunction with an exhibition held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Oct. 12, 2009-Jan. 24, 2010, and at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Feb. 28-May 23, 2010.
Awards: Commended for IndieFab awards (Art Book) 2009
Description: xviii, 222 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 32 cm
Contents: Inventing American stories, 1765-1830 / Carrie Rebora Barratt --
Stories for the public, 1830-1860 / Bruce Robertson --
Stories of war and reconciliation, 1860-1877 / Margaret C. Conrads --
Cosmopolitan and candid stories, 1877-1915 / H. Barbara Weinberg.
Other Titles: Paintings of everyday life, 1765-1915
Responsibility: edited by H. Barbara Weinberg and Carrie Rebora Barratt ; essays by Carrie Rebora Barratt [and others].

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Focusing on some of the leading artists, from John Singleton Copley to John Sloan, this book addresses narrative content in colonial and early national portraits; genre scenes of the Jacksonian  Read more...

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