Art across America: two centuries of regional painting, 1710-1920, Volume 3

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Abbeville Press, Jan 1, 1991 - Art - 1224 pages
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Art Across America: Two Centuries of Regional Painting 1710-1920, Three Volumes: The East and the Mid-Atlantic, The South and the Midwest, The Plains States and the West

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Gerdts, a respected and prolific art historian at CUNY, has produced not a coffee-table book but the coffee-table itself. His three volumes, adding up to more than 1200 large pages, are roughly ... Read full review

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THE FAR MIDWEST
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Minnesota
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Iowa
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About the author (1991)

William H Gerdts was born in 1929 in Jersey City, N.J. He attended Amherst College in 1945 and soon after graduation got a job re-cataloging their extensive art collection for their new library. He earned his masters degree and his PhD in Fine Arts from Harvard University. He is an art historian and Professor of Emeritus of art History at Cuny Graduate Center. In 1992 he was awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters by Amherst College and in 1996 Syracuse University made him an Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts. He is the author of 25 books on American art and an expert in American impressionism.

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