The Emergence of the African-American Artist

The Emergence of the African-American Artist

Robert S. Duncanson, 1821-1872

Book - 1993
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Known in the mid-19th century as the best landscape painter in the West, Duncanson fell into obscurity for nearly a century after his death. This biography records his perseverance and accomplishments against great odds as he overcame racial oppression and made his way in the previously all-white art world. Nicely produced, with numerous samples of Duncanson's work, including 20 color plates. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Publisher: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, c1993
ISBN: 9780826208804
Branch Call Number: 759.1 D912k
Characteristics: x, 235 p. : ill. (some col.)
Additional Contributors: Duncanson, Robert S. 1821-1872


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