The Resource Colonial American portraiture : the economic, religious, social, cultural, philosophical, scientific, and aesthetic foundations, Wayne Craven

Colonial American portraiture : the economic, religious, social, cultural, philosophical, scientific, and aesthetic foundations, Wayne Craven

Label
Colonial American portraiture : the economic, religious, social, cultural, philosophical, scientific, and aesthetic foundations
Title
Colonial American portraiture
Title remainder
the economic, religious, social, cultural, philosophical, scientific, and aesthetic foundations
Statement of responsibility
Wayne Craven
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Craven, Wayne
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
N7593.1
LC item number
.C73 1986
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Portraits, American
  • Portraits, Colonial
  • Civilization
  • Portraits, American
  • Portraits, Colonial
  • Bildnis
  • Bildnismalerei
  • Schilderkunst
  • Portretten
  • Peinture de portraits
  • Bildnismalerei
  • Bildnis
  • United States
  • United States
  • Britisch-Nordamerika
  • Neuengland
  • Britisch-Nordamerika
  • Neuengland
Label
Colonial American portraiture : the economic, religious, social, cultural, philosophical, scientific, and aesthetic foundations, Wayne Craven
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 437-450
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface: To know the portraits we must know the people -- Part I: Origins and beginnings, to 1680 -- The legacy of John Calvin: Christian virtues and a doctrine of prosperity -- Calvin, Milton, Cromwell, and the role of art: nationalism, naturalism, and the survival of the Elizabethan-Jacobean style -- The comeliness of attire and the loathsomeness of long hair: studies of iconography -- The seventeenth-century New England mercantile image: social content and style in the Freake portraits -- Portraits of prosperity versus images of gloom: the myth of old men and ministers, a Hawthorne legacy -- Seventeenth-century manuals on art, and the search for the early portrait painters -- Portraits of the Dutch in New Netherland -- Part II: The transition, 1680-1740 -- The signs of change, 1680-1740: Cotton Mather, royal governors, Anglicans, George Lillo and the merchants -- The transition in New England, to 1720: 'tis now the time for New England to dance -- Portraiture in New York, 1710-1735: Mezzotints and the Hudson Valley patroon painters -- Peter Pelham, art, and music: " ... if Madam & Miss are not suffered to shake their heels abroad, they will make the house & family shake at home" -- John Smibert: the Knelleresque ideal and the empiricism of George Berkeley -- John Smibert: the eighteenth-century colonial mercantile portrait style -- Virginia: the cultural prologue and the rise of proto-aristocratic portraiture in the 1690s -- The aristocratic fluorescence in Virginia, part I: provincial portraits and London dandies -- The aristocratic fluorescence in Virginia, part II: "pray go very clean, neat, and handsomely dressed to Virginia" -- Maryland and South Carolina before 1740 -- Part III: The culmination, 1740-1790 -- Prologue to the culmination of the colonial portrait style: the Calvinist heritage and Franklin's "way to wealth."
  • The development of the American character in a land of opportunity: materialism, pragmatism, independence, self-confidence, egalitarianism, and the merchantile portrait in the north -- Philosophers and scientists: nihil est in intellectu quod non prius fuerit in sensu -- An ambience of elegance -- Robert Feke and the formulation of the colonial American portrait style -- Blackburn and Wollaston -- Copley's Boston -- John Singleton Copley: the early years -- Copley: at the crest of his colonial career -- Copley: problems with grandeur and triumphs in moderation -- Painting in the south after 1740 -- Philadelphia, before Charles Willson Peale -- Charles Willson Peale -- Epilogue: Peale's portrait of Benjamin Franklin
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
xx, 459 p.
Isbn
9780521320443
Lccn
86012985
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)13643567
Label
Colonial American portraiture : the economic, religious, social, cultural, philosophical, scientific, and aesthetic foundations, Wayne Craven
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 437-450
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface: To know the portraits we must know the people -- Part I: Origins and beginnings, to 1680 -- The legacy of John Calvin: Christian virtues and a doctrine of prosperity -- Calvin, Milton, Cromwell, and the role of art: nationalism, naturalism, and the survival of the Elizabethan-Jacobean style -- The comeliness of attire and the loathsomeness of long hair: studies of iconography -- The seventeenth-century New England mercantile image: social content and style in the Freake portraits -- Portraits of prosperity versus images of gloom: the myth of old men and ministers, a Hawthorne legacy -- Seventeenth-century manuals on art, and the search for the early portrait painters -- Portraits of the Dutch in New Netherland -- Part II: The transition, 1680-1740 -- The signs of change, 1680-1740: Cotton Mather, royal governors, Anglicans, George Lillo and the merchants -- The transition in New England, to 1720: 'tis now the time for New England to dance -- Portraiture in New York, 1710-1735: Mezzotints and the Hudson Valley patroon painters -- Peter Pelham, art, and music: " ... if Madam & Miss are not suffered to shake their heels abroad, they will make the house & family shake at home" -- John Smibert: the Knelleresque ideal and the empiricism of George Berkeley -- John Smibert: the eighteenth-century colonial mercantile portrait style -- Virginia: the cultural prologue and the rise of proto-aristocratic portraiture in the 1690s -- The aristocratic fluorescence in Virginia, part I: provincial portraits and London dandies -- The aristocratic fluorescence in Virginia, part II: "pray go very clean, neat, and handsomely dressed to Virginia" -- Maryland and South Carolina before 1740 -- Part III: The culmination, 1740-1790 -- Prologue to the culmination of the colonial portrait style: the Calvinist heritage and Franklin's "way to wealth."
  • The development of the American character in a land of opportunity: materialism, pragmatism, independence, self-confidence, egalitarianism, and the merchantile portrait in the north -- Philosophers and scientists: nihil est in intellectu quod non prius fuerit in sensu -- An ambience of elegance -- Robert Feke and the formulation of the colonial American portrait style -- Blackburn and Wollaston -- Copley's Boston -- John Singleton Copley: the early years -- Copley: at the crest of his colonial career -- Copley: problems with grandeur and triumphs in moderation -- Painting in the south after 1740 -- Philadelphia, before Charles Willson Peale -- Charles Willson Peale -- Epilogue: Peale's portrait of Benjamin Franklin
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
xx, 459 p.
Isbn
9780521320443
Lccn
86012985
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)13643567

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