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Title(s):

The writing of modern life : the etching revival in France, Britain, and the U.S., 1850-1940 / Elizabeth Helsinger ... [et al.].

Published/Created:
Chicago, Ill. : Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago, 2008.
Physical Description:
viii, 101 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Holdings:
Reference Library
NE1994 .W75 2008 (LC) Oversize
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Catalogue published in conjunction with an exhibition held at the Smart Museum of Art, the University of Chicago, Nov. 18, 2008-Apr. 19, 2009.
Includes bibliographical references.
Subject Terms:
David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art -- Exhibitions.
Etching -- 19th century -- Exhibitions.
Etching -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
Etching -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Exhibitions.
Contributors:
Helsinger, Elizabeth K., 1943-
David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art.
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  • Preface and acknowledgments
  • The "writing" of modern life / Elizabeth Helsinger
  • The new language of etching in nineteenth-century England / Martha Tedeschi
  • Seduced by the etcher's needle : French writers and the graphic arts in nineteenth-century France / Anna Arnar
  • Interlude : Bracquemond and Buhot / Allison Morehead
  • Toward a Gothic vision / Peyton Skipwith
  • Postlude : reflections on some impressions / Erin Nerstad
  • Checklist of the exhibition.