The Art of George Ames Aldrich
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The Art of George Ames Aldrich

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A highly regarded impressionist-style artist, George Ames Aldrich drew on his years of experience living and studying in Europe to create beautiful landscape paintings. His life and work are explored in this gorgeous book. Many of the artist's finest creations, some representing French subjects and others depicting the midwestern steel industry and American landscapes, are included in this book. It features color reproductions, along with other archival and contextual images. Essays by Michael Wright and Wendy Greenhouse explore in detail Aldrich's life, influences, sources of inspiration, and art historical context. Exploiting a wide variety of sources, Wright and Greenhouse have discovered exciting new information about the artist and his times.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 104 pages
  • 154.94 x 185.42 x 111.76mm | 1,496.85g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • 77 color illus.
  • 0253009057
  • 9780253009050

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This is another beautiful book that would be a fabulous addition to the library of any art-lover or history buff. * Little Indiana * This book not only reproduces [Aldrich's] delicate, pleasing work but also tries to uncover the truth about his life. * Bloom Magazine *show more

About Gregg Hertzlieb

Wendy Greenhouse is an independent art historian who specializes in American art and the history of art in Chicago. She has co-authored catalogues on Archibald J. Motley Jr., Frank Dudley, and Herman Menzel.Gregg Hertzlieb is the director/curator of the Brauer Museum of Art at Valparaiso University and is editor of The Calumet Region: An American Place (photographs by Gary Cialdella), Heeding the Voice of Heaven: Sadao Watanabe Biblical Stencil Prints, and Domestic Vision: Twenty-Five Years of the Art of Joel Sheesley.Michael Wright is an independent fine art consultant specializing in American art from 1900 to 1950.show more

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