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Martin Johnson Heade Hardcover – September 10, 1999

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A 19th-century painter of landscapes, seascapes, birds, and flowers, Heade received only moderate critical recognition during his lifetime. In the past 50 years, however, he has gained recognition as a major contributor to American representational art--owing in part to Stebbins's efforts to reawaken interest in Heade. This catalog accompanies a Heade retrospective that will travel, over the next ten months, to Boston, Washington, DC, and Los Angeles. It includes biographical information about the artist, chapters on each type of subject he painted, a history of Heade criticism and scholarship, and a close analysis of his painting technique. The lovely color reproductions and accessible text, along with solid scholarship, make this volume suitable for both public and academic libraries.
-Kathryn Wekselman, Univ. of Cincinnati Lib.
Copyright 1999 Reed Business Information, Inc.


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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 208 pages
  • Publisher: Yale University Press; 1st edition (September 10, 1999)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0300081693
  • ISBN-13: 978-0300081695
  • Product Dimensions: 10.1 x 11.2 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.7 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #876,389 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By GLB on December 15, 2012
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Excellent book. Incredible illustrations. MJH was an incredible artist and this book documents his accomplishments. Enough said - no need for more words
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An excellent book! Many large reproductions and close ups for us artists who like to see the detail and learn from the great master painters. Printed on very good paper, better it seems than newer, recent art books I have lately purchased. I treasure this book and have waited for it for a long while.
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