Artists in Ohio, 1787-1900: A Biographical Dictionary by Mary Haverstock,Jeannette Mahoney Vance,Brian L.

By Mary Haverstock,Jeannette Mahoney Vance,Brian L. Meggitt,Jeffrey Weidman

This complete new three-volume consultant to the early artwork and artists of Ohio is a compendium of hard-to-find info. the results of greater than twelve years of analysis in neighborhood documents, newspapers, enterprise directories, census returns, genealogical files, and manuscripts, Artists in Ohio, 1787-1900 is the main formidable and whole try ever made to record the state's creative origins and development. The authors have exposed and remedied innumerable gaps and erros in usual reference works. they've got additionally dropped at gentle new information regarding millions of forgotten women and men, as soon as famous of their groups, who accomplished good fortune in both the wonderful arts or the ornamental and "practical" arts of images, decorative penmanship, tombstone carving, china portray, illustrating, cartooning, and the execution of panoramas and theatrical surroundings. greater than 13,000 entries are full of genuine info that might be necessary to artwork students, genealogists, museum execs, and historians, in addition to to personal and institutional creditors of yank work, sculpture, prints, and images, and someone with an curiosity within the neighborhood and nearby background of the nineteenth-century Midwest. each one access is documented, cross-referenced, and again up by means of bibliographies and an appendix dedicated to paintings enterprises, faculties, significant expositions, and collaborative works.

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