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Creator:
Mayer, Lance.
Title(s):

American painters on technique : the colonial period to 1860 / Lance Mayer and Gay Myers.

Published/Created:
Los Angeles : J. Paul Getty Museum, c2011.
Physical Description:
xiii, 249 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Holdings:
Reference Library
ND1471 .M39 2011 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Terms:
Painting -- Technique -- History.
Painting, American.
Contributors:
Myers, Gay.
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  • Provincial painters and European connections
  • Banjamin West and his influence
  • Americans in the old world: Copley, the Peales, and Trumbull
  • Gilbert Stuart: The first American old master
  • Washington Allston:" the painter poet"
  • Sully, the old masters, and "tone"
  • The "experimentalists"
  • Thoms Sully: compiler and experimenter
  • John Neagle: the methodical experimenter
  • Rembrandt Peale: experimenter and entrepeneur
  • Store-bought supplies and new materials in the 1830's,1840's, and 1850's
  • Thomas Cole: "the best landscape painter in the world"
  • William Sydney Mount: "stamped with an entirely american character".