Art in Florida: 1564-1940

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This authoritative and wide-ranging book presents for the first time the history of art in Florida from the first European artist, Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues, who arrived in 1564, until the end of the Second World War, when art in Florida exploded into the modern forms and styles. Collected here are 160 illustrations of Florida art, 100 in color. The illustrated paintings were gathered from public and private collections all over the country, many reproduced here for the first ...

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Overview

This authoritative and wide-ranging book presents for the first time the history of art in Florida from the first European artist, Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues, who arrived in 1564, until the end of the Second World War, when art in Florida exploded into the modern forms and styles. Collected here are 160 illustrations of Florida art, 100 in color. The illustrated paintings were gathered from public and private collections all over the country, many reproduced here for the first time.

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"In vivid and accessible language, Dr. Mann gives her readers both an art history and a history of Florida. It sparkles with previously undiscovered gems. Even readers already familiar with many aspects of Florida's art history will find a great deal that is new and fascinating."
FL International March
Maybelle Mann is tracing Florida's heritage by examining its art Her book is a virtual walk through Florida's first chronologically arranged gallery.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781561641710
  • Publisher: Pineapple Press, Inc.
  • Publication date: 11/28/1999
  • Pages: 208
  • Sales rank: 1,435,882
  • Product dimensions: 9.33 (w) x 12.28 (h) x 0.84 (d)

Table of Contents

Early Visitors

The Early Nineteenth Century

The Seminoles

Statehood and Development

After the Civil War

Cultural Growth 1880—1900

Travel Tracts of the Late 1800s

Some Notable Painters

The Twentieth Century until 1945

Government—Sponsored Art in the 1930s

Artists

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