American Art; A Study Outline

Paperback | July 6, 2012

byAnna Lorraine Guthrie

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ... VIII John La Farge, 1835-1910 // America were forced to select a champion and upon his work rest her claim for artistic recognition, that champion would undoubtedly be John La Farge.--Frederick Steymetz Lamb. Color is La Farge's sole instrument; on it he plays new airs, improvises the most intoxicating songs. His touch is magic.... There have been other colorists, but they were not like La Farge, and he is not like them. No one can say La Farge is like this, that or the other Old Master. He is the New Master and he is unique.--William Howe Downes. 1. La Farge the man. a His early life and environment. b His art education. c His later life. d His personality and character. e His literary work. f His evolution as an artist. g The influence of his religious temperament on his work. h His genius and individuality. 2. La Farge the artist. a Characteristics of his art. b His skill as a draughtsman. c His coloring. d His Japanese and South sea studies. e His capacity as a master decorator. f His work as an artist in glass. g His landscapes. h His mural paintings. t His most noted works. j His influence and place in American art. References Caffin. American masters of painting. p. 19-34. Caffin. Story of American painting. p. 144-56, 308-11. Cortissoz. John La Farge. Downes. Twelve great artists. p. 153-61. Isham. History of American painting. p. 316-28. King. American mural painting. p. 15-38. McSpadden. Famous painters of America. p. 193-200. Atlantic. 75:690-3. May '95. Art of John La Farge. Cecilia Waern. Craftsman. 8:312-23. June '05. il. John La Farge: his work in the state capitol of Minnesota and the John Harvard memorial, London. Frederick Steymetz Lamb. Craftsman. 9:369-73. Dec. '05. il. Decorations of the chancel of Saint Thomas church, New...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ... VIII John La Farge, 1835-1910 // America were forced to select a champion and upon his work rest her claim for artisti...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:18 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.04 inPublished:July 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217164978

ISBN - 13:9780217164979

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