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Author Brimo, Rene, 1911-1948,
Title Evolution du gout aux Etats-Unis d'apres l'histoire des collections. English
The evolution of taste in American collecting / Rene Brimo ; translated, edited, and with an introduction by Kenneth Haltman.
Imprint University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2016]
2016

Author Brimo, Rene, 1911-1948,
Subject Art -- United States -- History.
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- United States.
Art museums -- United States.
Aesthetics.
Alt Name Haltman, Kenneth, 1957-
Evolution du gout aux Etats-Unis d'apres l'histoire des collections. Translation of.
Description 1 online resource
Note "Originally published as L'evolution du gout aux Etats-Unis d'apres l'histoire des collections by Rene Brimo (Paris, 1938)."
Summary "A critical translation of Rene Brimo's 1938 French study of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century patronage and art collecting in the United States"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed December 29, 2016).
Contents COVER Front -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Making Sense of an Unusual Contribution to Art History (Kenneth Haltman) -- Notes -- THE EVOLUTION OF TASTE IN AMERICAN COLLECTING (Rene Brimo) -- Preface -- Introduction -- BOOK 1: EARLY DEVELOPMENTS From the Colonial Period to the Philadelphia Centennial -- Part 1: COLONIAL AMERICA Looking Backward -- Part 2: SCIENCE OR SENTIMENT [Historical Introduction, 1776-1840] -- Chapter 1: Encyclopedic Spirit -- Chapter 2: The Search for a National Style
Part 3: THE CRITICAL ERA [Historical Introduction, 1840-1876] -- Chapter 1: The Taste for Anecdote and Realism -- Chapter2: The Discovery of History -- PLATES -- BOOK 2: THE TRIUMPH OF QUALITY: Major Collections from the Philadelphia Centennial to the Great War -- [Historical Introduction, 1876-1919] -- Chapter 1: Eclecticism -- Chapter 2: The Notion of the "Old Master" -- Chapter 3: The Vogue for Archaeologya nd "Pre- History" -- Chapter 4: Staying in Touch with the Contemporary Scene -- Chapter 5: The Modern Art Museum -- Conclusion -- NOTES -- Bibliography -- Index -- COVER Back
Note In English and French.
ISBN 9780271077864 (electronic bk.)
0271077867 (electronic bk.)
9780271073248
0271073241
OCLC # 967342893
Additional Format Print version: Brimo, Rene, 1911-1948. Evolution du gout aux Etats-Unis d'apres l'histoire des collections. English. Evolution of taste in American collecting. University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2016] 9780271073248 0271073241 (DLC) 2016030860 (OCoLC)953867281


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