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Awash in Color: Homer Sargent and the Great American Watercolor
     

Awash in Color: Homer Sargent and the Great American Watercolor

by Sue Welsh Reed, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Staff, Carol Troyen
 
Many consider that America's most original contribution to art is the medium of watercolor, as no other country can boast of watercolorists of such inventiveness and brilliance as, among others, Sargent, Homer, LaFarge, Prendergast, Demuth, Martin, Burchfield, and Hopper. Awash in Color features the most beautiful watercolors in the impressive collection of the Museum

Overview

Many consider that America's most original contribution to art is the medium of watercolor, as no other country can boast of watercolorists of such inventiveness and brilliance as, among others, Sargent, Homer, LaFarge, Prendergast, Demuth, Martin, Burchfield, and Hopper. Awash in Color features the most beautiful watercolors in the impressive collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. The authors survey the development of the medium and discuss each painting to provide, in aggregate, a history of American watercolors that has become the standard reference on the subject. Unavailable since 1994, the paperback edition will bring this valuable collection back into print. A beautiful art book, featuring superb color reproductions of 125 paintings, plus details.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780821226193
Publisher:
Little, Brown and Company
Publication date:
09/28/1999
Pages:
266
Product dimensions:
11.00(w) x 10.98(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range:
13 Years

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