Inventing the modern artist : art and culture in Gilded Age America
- Burns, Sarah.
- New Haven : Yale University Press, c1996.
- Physical description
- viii, 380 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
- Includes bibliographical references (p. -371) and index.
- Publisher's Summary
- The story of artists in American society during the critical transition from Victorian to modern values, examining how culture shaped the artists and how artists shaped their culture. It focuses on painters such as James McNeill Whistler, William Merritt Chase and Cecilia Beaux.
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- Publication date
- Sarah Burns.