Facing the New World: Jewish Portraits in Colonial and Federal America

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Facing the New World features important paintings by distinguished American artists such as Gilbert Stuart, Thomas Sully, Charles Willson Peale, John Wesley Jarvis, and Ralph Earl. There are portraits by unknown folk-artists and some comparative paintings of non-Jewish subjects, including a work by Joshua Johnson, an accomplished African-American painter active in the Baltimore area. The book also shows examples of early American drawings, silhouettes, decorative arts, and Jewish ritual objects. In a groundbreaking ...

Facing the New World: Jewish Portraits in Colonial and Federal America 1997, Prestel Publishing, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9783791318639

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