Alice Schille

Alice Schille

by William H. Gerdts
     
 

Alice Schille (1869-1955) was one of the finest watercolour artists of her time. Born in Columbus, OH, she studied in New York and Paris, influenced by progressive art movements. Afterwards she travelled the world, painting still-lifes, landscapes and gardens, mothers and children, market and harbour scenes.See more details below

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Alice Schille (1869-1955) was one of the finest watercolour artists of her time. Born in Columbus, OH, she studied in New York and Paris, influenced by progressive art movements. Afterwards she travelled the world, painting still-lifes, landscapes and gardens, mothers and children, market and harbour scenes.

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Sensitive American impressionist, major watercolorist, fauvist, dynamic landscape artist, acute and compassionate portrait painter: Alice Schille (1869-1955) held all those distinctions in her long career, adding to her various styles an impressive sense of speed, pale shades and bright curves. With 185 color and 34 b&w images, Alice Schille companion for an exhibit at the Canton (Ohio) Museum of Art provides an opportunity to view the Schille oeuvre in all its significant phases: fans of Mary Cassatt or of Walter Sickert will never be the same. William H. Gerdts, professor emeritus of art history at the City University of New York, covers both the life and the paintings in cogent, informed prose. (Sept.) Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information.
Alice Schille (1869-1955) is considers to have been one of America's premier female watercolorists whose still lifes, landscapes, gardens, market scenes, harbor views, mothers and children depictions are timeless in their appeal and creatively balance realism with sentiment. This compendium of 185 colorplates and 34 b/w illustrations is augmented with an informative commentary by William H. Gerdts (Professor Emeritus of Art History at the Graduate School of the City University of New York). Alice Shille is an important, core addition to any personal, academic, or community library American art history reference collection.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781555951818
Publisher:
Hudson Hills Press
Publication date:
06/28/2001
Edition description:
1 ED
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
10.18(w) x 10.14(h) x 1.09(d)

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