EARLY ART AND ARTISTS IN WEST VIRGINIA: AN INTRODUCTION AND BIOGRAPHICAL DIRECTORY
by JOHN A. CUTHBERT
West Virginia University Press, 2000
Cloth: 978-0-937058-53-4
Library of Congress Classification ND230.W4C88 2000
Dewey Decimal Classification 759.15409

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ABOUT THIS BOOK

Early Art and Artists in West Virginia is copiously illustrated with 136 plates accompanying the essays on portraiture and landscape painting, which form the first half of the book. A similar number of smaller illustrations in full color bring life to a biographical directory in the second part of the book, which contains nearly one thousand known painters who worked in West Virginia. Many West Virginians will find their family names in this directory, and some will doubtless locate the information here that they have long sought in order to learn more about a painting in their family's possession. The book is supported by an extensive bibliography on the state's artistic heritage and a full index to both the directory and the essays.


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