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Author Ferber, Linda S., author.

Title The American Pre-Raphaelites : radical realists / Linda S. Ferber and Nancy K. Anderson ; with Tim Barringer, Barbara Dayer Gallati, Sophie Lynford, Mark D. Mitchell, Janice Simon, Diane Waggoner.

Publication Info. Washington : National Gallery of Art ; New Haven : In association with Yale University Press, [2019]


Location Call No. Status
 East Hartford, Raymond Library - Adult Department  759.13 FERBER    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  759.13 AMERICAN    Check Shelf
Description xvii, 293 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Note Published on the occasion of an exhibition held at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., April 14-July 21, 2019.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-278) and index.
Event "The American Pre-Raphaelites: Radical Realists" : April 14-July 21, 2019, the National Gallery of Art, Washington, District of Columbia, United States.
Summary Bringing together insights from a distinguished group of scholars, The American Pre-Raphaelites: Radical Realists examines the history and legacy of this often-overlooked group of American artists who were profoundly influenced by John Ruskin (1819-1900), the most influential art critic of the Victorian era, and his call for a revolutionary change in the practice of art--to leave tradition behind, exit the studio, work outdoors, and reproduce nature's "truth" with exacting detail. Published in celebration of Ruskin's two-hundredth birthday, The American Pre-Raphaelites includes some eighty works by Thomas Charles Farrer, Fidelia Bridges, Charles Herbert Moore, Henry Roderick Newman, and William Trost Richards, among others. New research reveals that many of these artists sought reform not only in the practice of art, but also in the broader political arena--many were abolitionists, and Farrer himself had served in the Union army. They followed Ruskin's dictum to record the natural world with strict fidelity, but they also created works of stunning beauty that often include a rich political subtext.--Provided by publisher.
Contents Who were the American Pre-Raphaelites? / Linda S. Ferber -- A radical legacy: the British Pre-Raphaelites and global Pre-Raphaelitism / Tim Barringer -- Abolitionism and the American Pre-Raphaelite experiment / Sophie Lynford -- Thought on canvas: American Pre-Raphaelite iconography / Barbara Dayer-Gallati -- A knowing look: the American Pre-Raphaelite still life / Mark D. Mitchell -- "The Perfect Observance of Truth": photography and American Pre-Raphaelitism / Diane Waggoner -- The new path 1863-1865: "He Serves All, Who Dares to Be True" / Janice Simon -- Plates -- Checklist of the exhibition -- Association for the Advancement of Truth in Art: timeline (1863-1865).
Note Board of Trustees, National Gallery of Art, Washington Copyright 2018 2018
Language Text in English.
Subject Ruskin, John, 1819-1900 -- Influence -- Exhibitions.
Painting, American -- 19th century -- Exhibitions.
Pre-Raphaelitism -- United States -- Exhibitions.
Art and society -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Exhibitions.
Ruskin, John, 1819-1900. (OCoLC)fst00030222
Art and society. (OCoLC)fst00815432
Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.) (OCoLC)fst00972484
Painting, American. (OCoLC)fst01050648
Pre-Raphaelitism. (OCoLC)fst01074771
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Chronological Term 1800-1899
Genre/Form Exhibition catalogs.
Illustrated works.
Exhibition catalogs. (OCoLC)fst01424028
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Anderson, Nancy K., author.
Barringer, T. J., author.
Gallati, Barbara Dayer.
Lynford, Sophie, author.
Mitchell, Mark D., author.
Simon, Janice, author.
Waggoner, Diane, author.
National Gallery of Art (U.S.), issuing body, publisher, organizer, host institution.
Yale University Press, publisher.
ISBN 9780300242522 (hardcover)
0300242522 (hardcover)
Sudoc No. SI 8.2:AM 3
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