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

  • Books and periodicals




427 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.


Descriptive Terms

Art collections
Folk art History 18th century
Folk art History 19th century
Americana Private collections


Schorsch, David A.
Wolfe, Ruth.
Smiles, Eileen M.


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.


Seattle : Marquand Books ;
New Haven : In Association with Yale University Press


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

Stacks NK806.E97 2006
Coll. NK806.E97 2006

Other People and Orgs

Katcher, Jane

Material Type



United States