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 finished 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 study in group records, newspapers, company directories, census returns, genealogical files, and manuscripts, Artists in Ohio, 1787-1900 is the main formidable and entire try ever made to record the state's inventive origins and development. The authors have exposed and remedied innumerable gaps and erros in regular reference works. they've got additionally delivered to mild new information regarding hundreds of thousands of forgotten women and men, as soon as famous of their groups, who accomplished luck in both the fantastic 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 packed with genuine info that might be fundamental to artwork students, genealogists, museum execs, and historians, in addition to to non-public and institutional creditors of yank work, sculpture, prints, and images, and somebody with an curiosity within the neighborhood and neighborhood heritage of the nineteenth-century Midwest. each one access is documented, cross-referenced, and again up via bibliographies and an appendix dedicated to paintings agencies, faculties, significant expositions, and collaborative works.

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