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

GUSN

GUSN-244025

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Originator

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

Contents

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.

Publication

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

Description

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

Notes

"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.

ISBN

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

Catalogs.

Places

United States