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American Naive Paintings
     

American Naive Paintings

by Deborah Chotner, Julie Aronson (Contribution by), Sarah Cash (With), Laurie Weitzenkorn (Contribution by), Sarah D. Cash (Contribution by)
 

Artists with little or no formal training contributed significantly to our nation's cultural patrimony. Some three hundred American naive paintings in the Gallery's collection—many of which are here published for the first time—are discussed. Depictions of farmyards, prizefights, steam and sailing ships, portraits of children, and Edward Hicks' allegory

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Artists with little or no formal training contributed significantly to our nation's cultural patrimony. Some three hundred American naive paintings in the Gallery's collection—many of which are here published for the first time—are discussed. Depictions of farmyards, prizefights, steam and sailing ships, portraits of children, and Edward Hicks' allegory of the Peaceable Kingdom document the aspirations and sentiments of a growing nation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521443012
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Publication date:
01/01/1992
Series:
National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogues Series
Pages:
668
Product dimensions:
8.94(w) x 11.50(h) x 2.19(d)

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