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Author Shields, Scott A.

Title Artists at continent's end : the Monterey Peninsula art colony, 1875-1907 / Scott A. Shields
Published Berkeley, Calif. ; London : University of California, 2006


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Description ix, 346 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Series A Simpson book in the humanities
Simpson, imprint in humanities.
Contents Introduction : a place where great souls mingle -- 1. A new Eden : Jules Tavernier and the beginning of Monterey's art colony -- 2. Listening to the Earth : William Keith and George Inness -- 3. Evening meditations : Charles Rollo Peters and the mystery of Monterey -- 4. Pacific Parnassus : Arthur and Lucia Mathews's Arcadia by the sea -- 5. An atmosphere of nostalgia : Evelyn McCormick and the "adobe painters" -- 6. Manufacturing dreams : Francis McComas and California "reductivism" -- 7. Eternal spirit : Gottardo Piazzoni and the reverence for land and sea -- 8. Altars of an undiscovered shore : Arnold Genthe and the colony at Carmel-by-the-sea -- Conclusion : a fabulous dawn darkened -- Biographies
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
"Simpson, imprint in humanities"--Prelim. p
Catalog of an exhibition held at the Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, and three other museums between Feb. 1, 2006 and Apr. 29, 2007
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 331-338) and index
Subject Landscape painting, American -- 19th century -- Exhibitions.
Landscape painting, American -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
Artist colonies -- California -- Monterey Peninsula -- Exhibitions.
Genre/Form Exhibition catalogs.
Author Crocker Art Museum.
LC no. 2005031552
ISBN 0520247361 hardback
0520247396 paperback