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Hiram Powers' Paradise Lost
Language: en
Pages: 31
Authors: Hiram Powers
Type: BOOK - Published: 1985 - Publisher: Hudson River Museum

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A Measure of Perfection
Language: en
Pages: 441
Authors: Charles Colbert
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: UNC Press Books

Despite its widespread popularity in antebellum America, phrenology has rarely been taken seriously as a cultural phenomenon. Charles Colbert seeks to redress this neglect by demonstrating the important contributions the theory made to artistic developmen
Haunted Visions
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Charles Colbert
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-05-10 - Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

Spiritualism emerged in western New York in 1848 and soon achieved a wide following due to its claim that the living could commune with the dead. In Haunted Visions: Spiritualism and American Art, Charles Colbert focuses on the ways Spiritualism imbued the making and viewing of art with religious meaning
Hiram Powers: Life
Language: en
Pages: 415
Authors: Richard P. Wunder
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991 - Publisher:

A detailed account of the life and career of Hiram Powers (1805-73), the first American-born sculptor to win international fame. Drawing mainly on his correspondence, volume one focuses on the artist's life; and volume two consists of a catalogue of his work and contains more than 225 illustrations. Corrects numerous
Regionalism and Reform
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: Wendy Jean Katz
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Ohio State University Press

"Before the Civil War, Cincinnati, Ohio, was considered the most important art center of what was then regarded as the U.S. West. In this book, Wendy Jean Katz explores the role of artists and art associations in moral and social reform in antebellum Cincinnati. Its leaders claimed for it the