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Plain painters : making sense of American folk art / John Michael Vlach.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Vlach, John Michael, 1948-
Publication
Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press
Publisher Series
New directions in American art
Publications of the American Folklore Society. New series
Publications of the American Folklore Society. New series (Unnumbered).
Contents
Introduction -- The plain mode and the evolution of talent -- Art by the book -- "In a very tasty style": plain painting in nineteenth-century America -- The seventeenth century: The Freake Limner -- The eighteenth century: The case of Peter Vanderlyn -- The nineteenth century: Edward Hicks, Quaker painter -- The twentieth century: Grandma Moses, modern "primitive" -- Contemporary plain painting: new forms, new criteria -- Conclusion.
Date
c1988.
Description
xvi, 206 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm.
Notes
Bertram K. and Nina F. Little Library.
Bibliography: p. 180-200.
Includes index.
Rodris Roth Library (copy 2).
ISBN
0874749255 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0874749263 (alk. paper)
GUSN
152301
Call Number
Little ND203.V57 1988
Roth/Coll. ND203.V57 1988 c.2
Descriptive terms
Folk art
Painting, American.
Primitivism in art
Places
United States.

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