The Resource Frederic Church : a painter's pilgrimage, Kenneth John Myers [and three others]

Frederic Church : a painter's pilgrimage, Kenneth John Myers [and three others]

Label
Frederic Church : a painter's pilgrimage
Title
Frederic Church
Title remainder
a painter's pilgrimage
Statement of responsibility
Kenneth John Myers [and three others]
Creator
Contributor
Author
Host institution
Organizer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A beautiful overview of fascinating paintings of the classical world and the Holy Land by a beloved American artist Frederic Church (1826-1900), one of the leading painters of 19th-century America and the Hudson River School, also journeyed around the globe to find fresh inspiration for his highly detailed compositions. Among Church's lesser-known masterpieces are his paintings of the Middle East, Italy, and Greece, produced in the late 1860s through late 1870s, which explore themes of human history and achievement. Taking a closer look at this geographical and thematic shift in Church's practice, this handsome book brings together the artist's major paintings of Athens, Rome, Jerusalem, and the surrounding region. The essays concentrate on a set of six major paintings of architectural and archaeological marvels; one essay also spotlights Olana, Church's home in New York State, which reflects the influence of Middle Eastern design. This impressive volume stands apart in its new approach to the artist's work and its quest to determine why and how this quintessentially American figure was drawn to scenery and themes from the other side of the globe
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Myers, Kenneth
Dewey number
759.13
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
ND237.C52
LC item number
A4 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • catalogs
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Detroit Institute of Arts
  • Reynolda House Museum of American Art
  • Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Church, Frederic Edwin
  • Church, Frederic Edwin
  • Middle East
  • Athens (Greece)
  • Rome (Italy)
  • Greece
  • Italy
  • Middle East
Target audience
adult
Label
Frederic Church : a painter's pilgrimage, Kenneth John Myers [and three others]
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "This catalogue was published in conjunction with the exhibition Frederic Church: A painter's pilgrimage."--Title page verso
  • Church as Traveler. To the Holy Land and Back: 'The Land of Sacred Romance' / Gerald leaves Carr-Jerusalem. Evangel in Paint: Frederic Church and Christianity / Kenneth J. Myers-The Expedition to Petra. Frederic Church and Classicism / Gerald L. Carr-The Parthenon. 'The Finest Edifice on the Finest Site in the World': Church's Parthenon / Kevin J. Avery-Idealized Landscapes. Olana: A Home, Persian in Style, 'for the enjoyment of fine architecture' / Mercedes Volait
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
To the Holy Land and Back : "The Land of Sacred Romance" / Gerald L. Carr -- Frederic Church and Christianity : "Evangel in Art" / Kenneth John Myers -- Frederic Church and Classicism : "A Finer Perception of the Beautiful" / Gerald L. Carr -- Church's Parthenon : "The Finest Edifice on the Finest Site in the World" / Kevin J. Avery -- Olana : A Persian-Style Home : "For the Enjoyment of Fine Architecture" / Mercedes Volait
Dimensions
27 x 29 cm
Extent
228 pages
Isbn
9780300218435
Lccn
2017004604
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)978251888
  • 1759650
  • (OCoLC)ocn978251888
  • 1759650
Label
Frederic Church : a painter's pilgrimage, Kenneth John Myers [and three others]
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "This catalogue was published in conjunction with the exhibition Frederic Church: A painter's pilgrimage."--Title page verso
  • Church as Traveler. To the Holy Land and Back: 'The Land of Sacred Romance' / Gerald leaves Carr-Jerusalem. Evangel in Paint: Frederic Church and Christianity / Kenneth J. Myers-The Expedition to Petra. Frederic Church and Classicism / Gerald L. Carr-The Parthenon. 'The Finest Edifice on the Finest Site in the World': Church's Parthenon / Kevin J. Avery-Idealized Landscapes. Olana: A Home, Persian in Style, 'for the enjoyment of fine architecture' / Mercedes Volait
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
To the Holy Land and Back : "The Land of Sacred Romance" / Gerald L. Carr -- Frederic Church and Christianity : "Evangel in Art" / Kenneth John Myers -- Frederic Church and Classicism : "A Finer Perception of the Beautiful" / Gerald L. Carr -- Church's Parthenon : "The Finest Edifice on the Finest Site in the World" / Kevin J. Avery -- Olana : A Persian-Style Home : "For the Enjoyment of Fine Architecture" / Mercedes Volait
Dimensions
27 x 29 cm
Extent
228 pages
Isbn
9780300218435
Lccn
2017004604
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)978251888
  • 1759650
  • (OCoLC)ocn978251888
  • 1759650

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