Art and Archaeology Volume 8

Art and Archaeology Volume 8

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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. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ...sculpture, painting, and handicrafts of all sorts, and has already contributed notably to researches and publications on these subjects. It seeks to establish an annual fellowship for the study of problems in early American art; to assist in publishing the results of such researches; to aid in the preservation of American monuments; to stimulate museums in the development of their collections of American paintings, furniture, silver, glass, ceramics, and the like. It invites interested persons not already members of the Archaeological Institute to give their support to this work by joining the Institute. It offers them, besides their participation in the new work, the general privileges of the Institute and its publications, including the illustrated magazine, Art And ArchAeology. The membership of the Committee is as follows: Fiske Kimball, Chairman, University of Michigan; Arthur Lyman, Treasurer, 60 State Street, Boston; William Sumner Appleton, Francis Hill Bigelow, Glenn Brown, George H. Chase, James C. Egbert, Allan Marquand, Charles Moore, Lawrence Park, Arthur Kingsley Porter. The Clarke Collection of Early American Portraits AN interesting Art sale of strictly American importance, was recently that of-the Thomas B. Clarke "Collection of Early American Portraits." It was important not only because of the artists, but for the personages represented. A very beautiful illustrated catalogue with introduction by Mr. Dana Carroll, gives the list of fifty pictures of great value historically as well as artistically of the early painters and persons of distinction of Colonial times. There are about thrity-five painters represented, the earliest born in 1688 and and the latest born in 1831, so the collection covers over two centuries....show more

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  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 222g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236595599
  • 9781236595591