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

This complete new three-volume advisor to the early artwork and artists of Ohio is a compendium of hard-to-find details. the results of greater than twelve years of analysis in group documents, newspapers, enterprise directories, census returns, genealogical documents, and manuscripts, Artists in Ohio, 1787-1900 is the main formidable and entire try out ever made to rfile the state's inventive origins and development. The authors have exposed and remedied innumerable gaps and erros in ordinary reference works. they've got additionally dropped at mild new information regarding hundreds of thousands of forgotten women and men, as soon as recognized of their groups, who completed good fortune in both the effective 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 actual information that might be necessary to paintings students, genealogists, museum pros, and historians, in addition to to non-public and institutional creditors of yank work, sculpture, prints, and images, and someone with an curiosity within the neighborhood and nearby heritage of the nineteenth-century Midwest. every one access is documented, cross-referenced, and again up by way of bibliographies and an appendix dedicated to paintings businesses, faculties, significant expositions, and collaborative works.

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