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TO COLOR AMERICA: PORTRAITS BY WINOLD REISS. Jeffrey C. Stewart and John C. Ewers. National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., 1989. Published by Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C. 168 pp. with 179 ills. (17 col.). 28 x 22 cm. LC 89-42929 ISBN 0874748615 In English.
Surveying some 100 realist pastel portraits of Native Americans, blacks and other American minorities (dating chiefly from the 1920s to the 1940s), this catalogue offers the first extensive study of German-born artist and designer Reiss (1886-1953), whose work is admired for its sensitive, individualized celebrations of ethnic diversity.
Artist(s):Reiss, Winold
Indexing: Western — United States — 1900-1945 — Drawing and Watercolor
Plans: 75
Worldwide Number: 053207
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