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Expressions of innocence and eloquence :selections from the Jane Katcher collection of Americana /editors, Jane Katcher, David A. Schorsch, Ruth Wolfe ; catalog by David A. Schorsch, Eileen M. Smiles ; photography by Gavin Ashworth ; essays by Jean M. Burks ... [et al.].

Collection Type
Schorsch, David A.
Smiles, Eileen M.
Wolfe, Ruth.
New Haven : In Association with Yale University Press
Seattle : Marquand Books ;
Some thoughts on collecting / Jane Katcher -- Humanizing the mundane / Robert Shaw -- Folk portraits / Paul S. D'Ambrosio -- Two masterworks by John Brewster, Jr. / Paul S. D'Ambrosio -- Records of life / Richard Miller -- Four portraits by Sheldon Peck / Richard Miller -- United as this heart you see : memories of friendship and family / Robert Shaw -- Portraits of children / Robin Jaffee Frank -- Made for children's use / Erin Eisenbarth -- Academy and school work / Robert Shaw -- The American Windsor style / Charles Santore -- Painted furniture : from plain to fancy / Patricia E. Kane -- Boxes and baskets / Robert Shaw -- Surfaces of illusion : mocha and spatter wares / Robert Hunter -- Folk sculpture : for diversion and utility / Richard Miller -- Shaker products and principles : a study in beauty and belief / Jean M. Burks -- The art of becoming Americans : observations on Pennsylvania-German folk art / Scott T. Swank -- Jacob Strickler's cupboard / Philip Zea -- Catalog of the collection / David A. Schorsch, Eileen M. Smiles.
427 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
"Published in association with the exhibition "Made for love: selections from the Jane Katcher Collection of Americana," February 13-August 26, 2007, at the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut"--T.p. verso.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Received April 25, 2007; LA2007.0056.
0300119658 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780300119657 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Call Number
Coll. NK806.E97 2006
Stacks NK806.E97 2006
Other People and Orgs
Katcher, Jane
Descriptive terms
Americana Private collections
Art collections
Folk art History 18th century
Folk art History 19th century
Material Type
United States