The story of American painting

the evolution of painting in America from colonial times to the present.
  • 396 Pages
  • 2.95 MB
  • English
F.A. Stokes , New York
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL21533278M

The Story of American Painting" recounts an adventure in art that in many aspects parallels the rise of the American nation. Unique in its blend of the art and the lore of our country, it traces the development of painting from the mid-seventeenth century to the s -- from the time of the first colonies until today.4/5(1).

The Story Of American Painting book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(10). The Story of American Painting: The Evolution of Painting in America by Charles H. Caffin (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.

The digit and digit formats both 3/5(1). The beginnings of American painting --The history of America in paintings --Notable American portraits --The American natural landscape --Americans at work and play --The visionary tradition --The American urban landscape --Nonobjective painting --Painting.

Beginnings of American painting --History of America in paintings --Notable American portraits --American natural landscape --Americans at work and play --Visionary tradition --American urban landscape --Nonobjective painting --Painting in the s.

Responsibility: [by] Abraham A. Davidson. In a short book, it is impossible to discuss every important creator our nation has produced; the story of American painting is told here with particular emphasis on the fifty-one representative artists whose works are illustrated.

American Painting: The Twentieth Century. Shows how American painters assimilated the European influence to develop their own unique styles and explores the works of Pollock, Stella, Johns, Rothko, de Kooning, Kline, and others/5(6).

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The story of American painting; the evolution of painting in America from colonial times to the present by Caffin, Charles Henry. Publication date Topics American.

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