Painting in Canada: A History, Second Edition / Edition 2 available in Paperback
Since its first appearance in 1967, Russell Harper's classic study of Canadian painting has been recognized as the outstanding authority on the subject. This edition provides a comprehensive survey, generously illustrated, of three centuries of Canadian painting from its beginnings in the seventeenth century.
Through a lively combination of entertaining anecdotes, descriptions of the cultural background, biographical accounts, and critical judgement, the reader comes to know intimately the artists, their paintings, and their environments. Included are 173 reproductions - 45 added since the first addition. They allow the reader to see representative works from all periods, and provide a visual record of the cultural and social history of Canada.
|Publisher:||University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division|
|Series:||Canadian University Paperbooks Series|
|Edition description:||2nd Edition|
|Product dimensions:||5.99(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.18(d)|
About the Author
John Russell Harper, Order of Canada, was an eminent Canadian art historian who pioneered the field of art history in Canada.