The American School: Artists and Status in the Late Colonial and Early National Era

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An in-depth look at the changing status of American artists in the 18th and early 19th century This fascinating book is the first comprehensive art-historical study of what it meant to be an American artist in the 18th- and early 19th-century transatlantic world. Susan Rather examines the status of artists from different geographical, professional, and material perspectives, and delves into topics such as portrait painting in Boston and London; the trade of art in Philadelphia and New York; the negotiability and usefulness ...

The American School: Artists and Status in the Late Colonial and Early National Era 2016, Yale University Press

ISBN-13: 9780300214611

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