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John Smibert

Colonial America's First Portrait Painter

John Smibert( )
Author: Saunders, Richard H.
Series title:Barra Foundation Bks.
ISBN:978-0-300-04258-0
Publication Date:Oct 1995
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $210.00
Book Description:

John Smibert (1688-1751) was the first portrait painter of distinction to attempt to carve out an existence in colonial America. This book by Richard Saunders is both a catalogue raisonné of Smibert's work and a discussion of his life and career. Saunders explores Smibert's early Scottish and London training as well as his travels to Italy; his portrait practice in London; his arrival in America and his stylistic development; the creation of The Bermuda Group,...
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Book Details
Pages:294
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Artists, Architects, Photographers
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):23.1 x 30.2 x 3.719 cm
Book Weight:1.856 Kilograms



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