The Richmond Group Artists

The Richmond Group Artists

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This is the untold story of a group of artists whose interest in fostering art in their community made an authentic contribution to the history of art in America. Taking for their subjects the local people, flora, and landscapes, they developed a distinctive impressionistic style, uninfluenced by other art movements in Indiana. Richmond, Indiana, became an important center for art in the Midwest, a place that nourished and inspired the artists whose work this book celebrates.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 216 pages
  • 274.32 x 279.4 x 25.4mm | 1,496.85g
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • 85 color illus., 15 b&w illus.
  • 0253011981
  • 9780253011985

Table of contents

Introduction Julia May
1. Richmond Group
2. John Elwood Bundy (1853-1933)
3. Charles Conner (1857-1905)
4. Frank Joseph Girardin (1856-1945)
5. William Alden Mote (1840-1917) and Marcus Mote (1817-1898)
6. Ellwood Morris (1848-1940) and Micajah T. Nordyke (1847-1919)
7. J. Edgar Forkner (1867-1945)
8. John Albert Seaford (1858-1936)
9. Maude Kaufman Eggemeyer (1877-1959)
10. George Herbert Baker (1878-1943)
11. Edna Stubbs Cathell (1867-1955)
12. William Arnold Eyden, Sr.(1860-1919) and William Arnold Eyden, Jr. (1893-1982)
13. Anna Mary Newman (1866-1930)
14. Other Artists
Appendix Mary T. R. Foulke Award
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This fine contribution to the better understanding and recording of our art legacy deserves its place in resource libraries public and private. * Maine Antique Digest * This ample book contains fine reproductions of the work of these artists. Thumbing through this collection of serenely luminous landscapes is like pausing to meditate-good for the mind and the soul. * Bloom Magazine *
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About Shaun Thomas Dingwerth

Shaun Thomas Dingwerth is Executive Director of the Richmond Art Museum. His articles have appeared in national art media including Plein Air Magazine and Fine Art Connoisseur.
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