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The most successful and resourceful portraitist of America’s early national period, Gilbert Stuart (1755 1828) possessed enormous natural talent, bringing his witty and irascible manner to bear on each of his works. This handsome book highlights Stuart’s achievements by presenting more than ninety portraits of exceptional quality, ranging from the early works he produced in Newport, Rhode Island, to those he executed just before his death in Boston.
Carrie Rebora Barratt and Ellen G. Miles show how Stuart developed and maintained a distinctive portrait style, tailoring his portrayals to fit his subjects. They trace the development of his art from his hometown of Newport, where he proved his talent, to his years in London and Dublin, where he mastered the techniques of the English late-eighteenth-century Grand Manner, to his return to America (no longer the Colonies but now the United States), where he dealt with clients in New York, Philadelphia, Washington, and Boston. The authors provide a short essay about Stuart in each of the sites of his production, which introduces the works painted there. There is also a special section devoted to Stuart’s famous and popular portraits of Washington, the so-called Vaughan, Athenaeum, and Lansdowne portraits. These works are discussed in terms of patronage, technique, chronology, and interpretation.
The most comprehensive book on the artist’s work to date, Gilbert Stuart is essential for anyone who admires American art and history.
About the Author:
Carrie Rebora Barratt is Curator of American Paintings and Sculpture and Manager of the Henry R. Luce Center for the Study of American Art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Ellen G. Miles is Curator of Painting and Sculpture at the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
Titolo: Gilbert Stuart (Metropolitan Museum of Art ...
Casa editrice: Metropolitan Museum of Art
Data di pubblicazione: 2004
Condizione libro: very good
Descrizione libro Yale University Press. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Good. Ex-Library Book - will contain Library Markings. Book has some visible wear on the binding, cover, pages. Codice libro della libreria G0300104952I3N10
Descrizione libro Metropolitan Museum of Art. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Very Good. 0300104952 unmarked, light shelfwear-NICE. Codice libro della libreria Z0300104952Z2
Descrizione libro Metropolitan Museum of Art. Condizione libro: Good. 2004 - Hardcover - Used - Good - - - - Shows some shelf-wear. May contain old price stickers or their residue, inscriptions or dedications from previous owners in first few pages and remainder marks. - Hall Street Books proudly ships from Brooklyn, NY. All orders are processed and shipped within 24 business hours, Sunday - Thursday. Expedited shipping and tracking available within the US. Hall Street's No-Worry guarantee lets you buy with confidence!. Codice libro della libreria NO-03-5-0140
Descrizione libro The Metropolitan Museum of Art / Yale University Press, New York, 2004. Hardbound. Toffee-colored cloth with gilt lettering; 338 pp. with 92 color plates and 183 be figures. Issued in conjunction with several 2004-2005 exhibitions of artwork rendered by early American portraitist Gilbert Stuart (1755-1828). Follows his biography and career chronologically, with narrative and annotated catalogue entries interwoven. Features 92 specific pieces and includes a special section devoted to Stuart's celebrated portraits of George Washington. Includes a bibliography as well. Reminds us that Stuart DID paint other individuals. VG- (Missing the colorful dj; otherwise quite nice.). Codice libro della libreria 109899
Descrizione libro Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2004. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Used: Very Good. Codice libro della libreria SONG0300104952
Descrizione libro Condizione libro: Very Good. Book Condition: Very Good. Codice libro della libreria 97803001049503.0
Descrizione libro Metropolitan Museum of Art 2004-09-10, 2004. Hardcover. Condizione libro: good. 0300104952. Codice libro della libreria 567641
Descrizione libro Sep 10, 2004. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria 2R-8W5D-RRZV
Descrizione libro Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2004. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Very Good. Codice libro della libreria P020300104952
Descrizione libro Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2004. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Like New. Codice libro della libreria P010300104952