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2 edition of history of American silhouettes found in the catalog.

history of American silhouettes

Alice van Leer Carrick

history of American silhouettes

a collector"s guide, 1790-1840.

by Alice van Leer Carrick

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Published by Tuttle;Prentice-Hall .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published as "Shades of our ancestors, American profiles and profilists". Little, Brown, 1928.

The Physical Object
Pagination205p.,ill.,24cm
Number of Pages205
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20141652M

Kara Elizabeth Walker (born Novem ) is an American contemporary painter, silhouettist, print-maker, installation artist, and film-maker who explores race, gender, sexuality, violence, and identity in her work. She is best known for her room-size tableaux of black cut-paper lives in New York City and has taught extensively at Columbia ion: Atlanta College of Art, Rhode Island . "Presenting the distinctly American story behind the silhouettes in the exhibition, Black Out vividly delves into the historical roots and contemporary interpretations of this evocative, ever popular form of portraiture."—Peter Bower, British Paper Historians Journal "The book’s strength is that it speaks to the lives of those without power.

Latin American Silhouettes Beezley, a University of Nebraska PhD. and Ewell, a University of New Mexico PhD., teamed up to edit the first book published by SR Books in Latin American studies, The Human Tradition in Latin America: the 20th Century. American portrait silhouettes proved to be more than charming. The history and diversity of silhouette manufacture was compelling; silhouettes were made freehand and with tracing devices, by amateurs and professional artists alike. The issue of where these objects fit Author: Penley Knipe.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Trumbull's group portrait --The spectator's apprentice --Novanglus --Cato at Valley Forge --A valediction forbidding mourning --Jefferson's trinity --The assertive chief justice --American sibility. Simon & Schuster formed Silhouette Books in Silhouette published several lines of category romance, and encouraged their writers to experiment within the genre, creating new kinds of heroes and heroines and addressing contemporary social issues.


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Cooke, History: Reviews of New Books. William Henry Brown, a native of Charleston, is known for his silhouettes of Distinguished American Citizens, from Henry Clay to Daniel Webster. The 27 full-length portraits, black against and indoor or outdoor setting, were reproduced by lithography in a book published by Kellogg in Get this from a library.

A history of American silhouettes; a collector's guide, [Alice van Leer Carrick]. Visit a wonderful article about silhouettes and profile art is from Early American Life magazine: A History of Profile Portraits. If you are interested in a fascinating (and amusing) presentation on silhouette history to present at your facility, including an option to cut silhouettes for.

Download book silhouette stock photos. Affordable and search from millions of royalty free images, photos and vectors. The art of silhouettes—at first, black profiles either cut from paper or painted—emerged as a popular form of portraiture in 19th-century America when there were few trained portrait painters.

Drawn mostly from New-York Historical’s significant collection, In Profile: A Look at Silhouettes traces the development of this popular art form. The privately-owned book is assumed to be a sample book, but (as with Edouart's duplicate folios) would have provided the silhouettist with a marketing opportunity to show prospective sitters what types of work he/she could do.

The fully cut examples in the book include scalloped bust-line terminations. American Folk Portraits at - Explore ViviaBarron's board "Silhouettes" on Pinterest.

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Order History My Details It is these questions, among others, that the book explores and discusses in particular. Add to Cart Add to Cart Add to Wishlist Add to Wishlist. Silhouettes in America, A Collector's Guide by Blume J.

Rifken () Another of my favorite reference books, this little book includes a very important chapter on dating silhouette from clothing. You'll pull it out again and again for that chapter.

It's packed with illustrations of great American silhouettes. May 8, - Favorite historical gadgets and old Silhouettes. See more ideas about Silhouette, Silhouette art and History pins. The silhouette is closely tied in mythology to the origins of art. Pliny the Elder, in his Natural History (circa 77–79 AD) Books XXXIV and XXXV, recounts the origin of painting.

In Chapter 5 of Book XXXV, he writes, “We have no certain knowledge as to the commencement of the art of painting, nor does this enquiry fall under our consideration.

Barbara and David Zalaznick Book Prize in American History Awarded for a non-fiction book on American history or biography copyrighted in that is distinguished by its scholarship, its literary style and its appeal to a general as well as an academic audience.

The. In the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries, silhouettes became popular as cheap, quick ways of capturing likenesses. Often created by amateurs, especially women, they are now known as sentimental keepsakes of the Victorian variety, sweet mementos of anonymous everyday people from the past memorialized in ink, paint, or cut paper, and even painted onto porcelain.

The History of Silhouettes The art of silhouette cutting originated in Europe in the early 's. Prior to the French revolution, silhouettists were hired as an amusement for the royal class. The featured artist would attend the many extravagant balls and cut out the distinguished profiles of the.

Silhouette drawings decreased in popularity after the invention of the daguerreotype. Bibliography. See A. Carrick, A History of American Silhouettes (); N.

Laliberté and A. Mogelon, Silhouettes, Shadows and Cutouts (); S. McKechnie, British Silhouette Artists and. The Silhouettes were an American doo wop/R&B group, whose single "Get A Job" was a number 1 hit on the Billboard R&B singles chart and pop singles chart in The doo-wop revival group Sha Na Na derived their name from the song's lyrics.

" Get A Job"' is included in the soundtracks of the film American Graffiti, Trading Places and Stand By Silhouettes performed in the movie Joey. A history of American silhouettes; a collector's guide, Item Preview Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English.

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Furtwangler (English/Mount Allison) uses John Trumball's famous painting, The Declaration of Independence, as the starting.