Edwin Deakin

Edwin Deakin : California Painter of the Picturesque

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Edwin Deakin: California Painter of the Picturesque surveys the life and career of Edwin Deakin (18381923), an English-born painter who resided in San Francisco and Berkeley, California, while producing highly regarded examples of early California art. This is the first book to chronicle work from Deakin's entire range of genres, from still-lifes to nature paintings to his series of California mission paintings. Scott A. Shields, Ph.D., the book's author, is the chief curator of the Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento, CA. The introduction is by Alfred C. Harrison Jr., president of the North Point Gallery in San Francisco. Developed by the Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento, California, in concert with an exhibition of the artist's paintings, opening January 2008. By Scott A. Shields, Ph.D.; introduction by Alfred C. Harrison Jr. 120 page smyth-sewn casebound book, with jacket. Size: 10 by 8 3/4 inches. Includes over 80 full-color reproductions, biographical chronology, list of artwoshow more

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  • Hardback | 120 pages
  • 228.6 x 261.62 x 20.32mm | 929.86g
  • Pomegranate Communications Inc,US
  • California, United States
  • English
  • 0764943510
  • 9780764943515