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Poetic Landscape: The Art and Experience of Sanford R. Gifford, Weiss, Ila

Author Name    Weiss, Ila

Title   Poetic Landscape: The Art and Experience of Sanford R. Gifford

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   As New

Jacket Condition   As New

Type   Book

Edition   1st

Publisher   Newark, DE University of Delaware Press 1987

ISBN Number    0874131995 / 9780874131994

Seller ID   26237

This is a comprehensive scholarly investigation and sensitive appreciation of Gifford, one of the paramount nineteenth-century American landscape painters, by the foremost authority on that artist. A multitude of original documents, many hitherto unpublished, illuminate Gifford’s milieu, his life, and his art. The author takes a multi-faceted, cumulative approach to an understanding of Gifford’s achievement, including an examination of the terms ‘luminism’ and ‘aerial-luminism’; an investigation of the philosophical concepts, ideals, and attitudes share by the artist’s associates; a full-scale biography; and a chronological analysis of Gifford’s oeuvre. Gifford’s paintings are profusely illustrated in color and black and white, many for the first time.

American Artist

Price = 200.00 USD



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