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Artists of colonial America

Author: Elisabeth Louise Roark
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2003.
Series: Artists of an era.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses the lives of ten colonial American artists.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elisabeth Louise Roark
ISBN: 0313320233 9780313320231
OCLC Number: 52574549
Description: xviii, 207 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm.
Contents: John White (c.1545-1606?), artist-explorer --
John Foster (1648-1681), America's first printmaker --
The Freake painter (active 1670-c.1680), an anonymous master --
Joseph Lamson (1658-1722), stonecutter --
Justus Engelhardt Kuhn (?-1717), portrait painter to a colonial aristocracy --
Henrietta Johnston (c.1674-1729), America's first professional woman artist --
Gustavus Hesselius (1682-1755), colonial realist --
Paul Revere (1734-1818), artist and revolutionary --
John Singleton Copley (1738-1815), Anglo-American master --
Benjamin West (1738-1820), American artist abroad.
Series Title: Artists of an era.
Responsibility: Elisabeth L. Roark.

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During the Colonial era, artists began to create an American identity in the art world.  Read more...

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