American 18-19th Century Figurative and Portrait Art
This section of the Traditional Fine Arts Organization (TFAO) catalogue Topics in American Art is devoted to the topic "American 18-19th Century Figurative and Portrait Art." Articles and essays specific to this topic published in TFAO's Resource Library are listed at the beginning of the section. Clicking on titles takes readers directly to the articles and essays. The date at the end of each title is the date of publication in Resource Library.
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Articles and essays from Resource Library in chronological order:
2010 - present
2007 - 2009
Also see Miniature Painting
A 11/29/13 search within TFAO's digital library retrieved:
Also from the Web
In October 2012 The Metropolitan Museum of Art launched MetPublications, an online resource that offers in-depth access to the Museum's print and online publications, covering art, art history, archaeology, conservation, and collecting. Titles relating to American representational art available for free viewing via.pdf download or online reading as of 2013 include: American Portrait Miniatures in the Manney Collection; Johnson, Dale T. (1990)
American Portraits from the Cleveland Museum of Art, an exhibit held August 29 - December 17, 2006 at Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College. Accessed 4/14.
Annotations: George Cooke & Thomas Hope and the Influence of Antiquity, an exhibit held February 5, 2012 - July 22, 2012 at the Columbus Museum. Includes an online companion devoted to the exhibit. Accessed August, 2014
Deacon Peckham's Hobby Horse, an exhibit held May 27 - October 8, 2012 at the National Gallery of Art. Includes 48-page exhibit brochure and press materials. Accessed March, 2015.
Great Expectations: John Singer Sargent Painting Children, an exhibit held October 8, 2004 - January 16, 2005 at the Brooklyn Museum. From the Brooklyn Museum. Accessed May, 2014
Thomas Sully: Painted Performance, an exhibit held October 11, 2013-January 5, 2014 at the Milwaukee Art Museum. Accessed February, 2015.
TFAO also suggests these books:
Alabama Portraits Prior to 1870, By National Society of the Colonial Dames of America Alabama. Historical Activities Committee. 1969. 417 pages
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