Pennsylvania Art History

with an emphasis on representational art

 

(above: Thomas Pollock Anshutz, A Rose, 1907, oil on canvas, 57.9 x 43.8 inches, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Marguerite and Frank A. Cosgrove Jr. Fund, 1993. Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons*)

 

Introduction

This section of the Traditional Fine Arts Organization (TFAO) catalogue Topics in American Art is devoted to the topic "Pennsylvania Art History." 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.

Following the links to Resource Library articles and essays are a listing of museums in the state which have provided materials to Resource Library for this or any other topic.

Listed after museums are links to online resources outside the TFAO website. Following these resources is information about offline resources including DVDs, paper-printed books, journals and articles. Our goal is to present complete knowledge relating to this section of Topics in American Art.

We recommend that researchers always search within Resource Library for additional material. Please see TFAO's page How to research topics not listed for more information.

 

(above: Charles Willson Peale, George Washington, c. 1780-1782, oil on canvas, 50 x 40 inches,  Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons*)

 

See also:

Eastern Art: 20-21st Century Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Painting (for years 1997-2000 also includes Southeast and Southern American Paintings)
 
Articles from the Brandywine River Museum, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and Westmoreland Museum of American Art often favor Pennsylvania artists.

We recommend that researchers always search within Resource Library for additional material. Please see TFAO's page How to research topics not listed for more information.

 

(above: Cecilia Beaux, Sophie and husband, Henry Sandwith Drinker, c. 1911. Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons*)

Please see:

Texts contained in Resource Library by named authors

Articles contained in Resource Library without named authors

Pennsylvania art museums and other nonprofit sources of Resource Library articles and essays

 

Also see:

other online information other online information

a list of books

a list of paper-printed articles

 

(above: Charles C. Hofmann (1820-1882), Berks County Almshouse, 1878, 32 1/2 x 39 3/16 in. National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, Gift of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch. Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons)

 

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