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A Deaf Artist in Early America: The Worlds of John Brewster JR.

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A Deaf Artist in Early America: The Worlds of John Brewster Jr. - Lane, Harlan
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John Brewster Jr. (1766-1854) was one of the most prominent early American portrait painters. His hauntingly beautiful portraits have a directness and intensity of vision that were rarely equaled, as the images in this book attest. Brewster's portraits have sold astonishingly well at auction, and his work is featured in the collections of prestigious museums, yet curiously little has been written about the life of this deaf artist. Traveling the New England coast to paint the portraits of the merchant class that arose ...

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A Deaf Artist in Early America: The Worlds of John Brewster Jr. 2004, Beacon Press, Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9780807066164

Hardcover