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LIFE'S PLEASURES: THE ASHCAN ARTISTS' BRUSH WITH LEISURE, 1895-1925. James W. Tottis et al. Frist Center for Visual Arts, Nashville, 2007. Organized and published by Detroit Institute of Arts. Published in association with Merrell Publishers Limited, London. 216 pp. with 154 ills. (128 col.). 29 x 25 cm. ISBN 9781858943848 In English.
Demonstrating that artists of the Ashcan school and other artists associated with the group did not limit themselves to somber, working-class subjects, this scholarly catalogue presents 75 canvases depicting lively scenes of play and entertainment across all levels of society by such important American painters as Bellows, Davies, Glackens, Henri, Kent, Kuhn, Luks, Pene du Bois and Sloan, and includes an essay examining the frame styles favored by the Ashcan school.
Indexing: Western — United States — 1900-1945 — Painting — Ashcan
Plans: 73,01,05,07,08,17,22
Worldwide Number: 031365
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