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OP GEO. HETZEL AND THE SCALP LEVEL TRADITION. Paul A. Chew. Westmoreland Museum of Art, Greensburg, 1994. Distributed by University of Pittsburgh Press. 196 pp. with 190 ills. (39 col.). 28 x 23 cm. LC 94-61902 ISBN 0931241243 In English.
Highlighting precisely rendered landscapes, still lifes and portraits spanning the career of a Dusseldorf-trained American painter who played a prominent role in the art community of Pittsburgh during the second half of the 19th century, this catalogue documents more than 70 canvases by George Hetzel (1826-1899) along with some 35 works by other painters involved in the artist colony he established in the rural Scalp Level region of southwestern Pennsylvania. Includes a biographical essay, individual discussions of Hetzel's approaches to portrait, landscape and still-life painting, and profiles of the principal Scalp Level artists.
Artist(s):Hetzel, George
Indexing: Western — United States — 1800-1900 — Painting
Plans: 02,04,22
Worldwide Number: 024652
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