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The Resource Measure and Design in American Painting, 1760-1860, by Lisa Fellows Andrus

Measure and Design in American Painting, 1760-1860, by Lisa Fellows Andrus

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Measure and Design in American Painting, 1760-1860
Title
Measure and Design in American Painting, 1760-1860
Statement of responsibility
by Lisa Fellows Andrus
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Language
eng
Summary
First published in 1977. The purpose of this study is to locate the sources for the American style of painting characterised by measure and design {u2013} the representation of the specific and familiar according to principles of pictorial order. The reader shall see that there were a variety of conventions available to the artist and that his selection of one or another of them depended upon pragmatic, philosophical, and aesthetic considerations
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Andrus, Lisa Fellows
Dewey number
759.13
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maps
Index
index present
LC call number
ND207
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Taylor and Francis
Series statement
Routledge Library Editions: Art and Culture in the Nineteenth Century
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  • Painting, American
  • Painting, American
  • Composition (Art)
  • Visual perception
Label
Measure and Design in American Painting, 1760-1860, by Lisa Fellows Andrus
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgements; Preface; 1. Introduction: The Practical and Philosophical Background for Design and Measure 2. Out of the Craft Tradition 3. The Influence of Academic Instruction Books 4. The Role of the Academic Tradition 5. The Development of a Practical Basis for Institutionalized Art Education 6. The Role of Tools and Books in the Development of American Landscape Painting 7. The Aesthetic of Perspective; Afterword; Selected Bibliography; List of Illustrations; Illustrations
Control code
9780429430350
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (438 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780429430350
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1076573615
Label
Measure and Design in American Painting, 1760-1860, by Lisa Fellows Andrus
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgements; Preface; 1. Introduction: The Practical and Philosophical Background for Design and Measure 2. Out of the Craft Tradition 3. The Influence of Academic Instruction Books 4. The Role of the Academic Tradition 5. The Development of a Practical Basis for Institutionalized Art Education 6. The Role of Tools and Books in the Development of American Landscape Painting 7. The Aesthetic of Perspective; Afterword; Selected Bibliography; List of Illustrations; Illustrations
Control code
9780429430350
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (438 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780429430350
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1076573615

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