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Title Picturing history : American painting, 1770-1930 / edited by William Ayres ; chief contributor, Barbara J. Mitnick ; foreword by Michael Kammen ; essays by Ann Uhry Abrams ... [and others].

Published New York : Rizzoli in association with Fraunces Tavern Museum, 1993.


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 UniM Bail  758.99730973 PICT    AVAILABLE
Physical description 256 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 32 cm
Notes This book accompanies the exhibition organized by Fraunces Tavern Museum, New York City.
"Exhibition venues: IBM Gallery of Science and Art, New York City, September 28 to November 27, 1993 ... [et al]."--T.p. verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-250) and index.
Contents Foreword / Michael Kammen -- Preface / William Ayres -- The History of History Painting / Barbara J. Mitnick -- The Landing of the Fathers Representing the National Past, 1770-1860 / Wendy Greenhouse -- National Paintings and American, Character: Historical Murals in the Capitol Rotunda / Ann Uhry Abrams -- "Freedom's Holy Cause": History, Religious, and Genre Painting in America, 1840-1860 / Gail E. Husch -- Historic Reportage and Artistic License: Prints and Paintings of the Mexican War / Ron Tyler -- Painting the Civil War as History, 1861-1910 / Bruce W. Chambers -- Picturing Lincoln / Barry Schwartz -- Paintings for the People: American Popular History Painting, 1875-1930 / Barbara J. Mitnick -- A Fall from Grace: The Critical Reception of History Painting, 1875-1925 / Mark Thistlethwaite -- On the Margins of American History / Matthew Baigell -- Afterword: History Pictures Past, Present, and Future / Kenneth L. Ames.
Other author Ayres, William S.
Mitnick, Barbara J.
Fraunces Tavern Museum.
IBM Gallery of Science and Art.
Subject Painting, American.
History in art.
ISBN 0847817458