Shaw, Gwendolyn DuBois, 1968-

Portraits of a people : picturing African Americans in the nineteenth century / Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw ; contributions by Emily K. Shubert. - Andover, Mass. : Seattle : Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy ; In Association with University of Washington Press, c2006. - 183 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. (some col.) ; 28 cm. - Jacob Lawrence series on American artists . - Jacob Lawrence series on American artists. .

Catalog of an exhibition held at the Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts, 14 January-26 March 2006; Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, Delaware, 21 April-17 July 2006 and the Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, California 25 August-26 November 2006.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Negro Portraits -- Signifying Enslavement and Portraying People -- "On deathless glories fix thine ardent view": Scipio Moorhead, Phillis Wheatley, and the Mythic Origins of Anglo-African Portraiture in New England -- "Moses Williams, Cutter of Profiles": Silhouettes and African American Identity in the Early Republic -- Portraits of a People.

9780295985718 (pbk. : alk. paper) 0295985712 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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GBA618748 bnb

013391309 Uk


Portraits, American--19th century--Exhibitions.
African Americans--Portraits--Exhibitions.
Art, American--19th century--Exhibitions.

Ausstellung Geschichte 1800-1900 USA

N7593.2 / .S53 2006

704.9/42/08996073