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Clark, Carol, 1947 July 21-
Charles Deas and 1840s America / Carol Clark ; with contributions by Joan Carpenter Troccoli, Frederick E. Hoxie, and Guy Jordan ; foreword by Lewis I. Sharp and Peter H. Hassrick
Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, c2009
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  ND237.D3343 A4 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject Deas, Charles, 1818-1867 -- Exhibitions
Subject(s) Frontier and pioneer life in art -- Exhibitions
Subject United States -- In art -- Exhibitions
Denver Art Museum -- Exhibitions
Physical Description xv, 232 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 29 cm
Note Catalog of an exhibition to be held at the Denver Art Museum 21 August - 28 November 2010-- from C.I.P
"In cooperation with the Denver Art Museum."
Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-222) and index
Contents Charles Deas: a life / Carol Clark -- A world of fragments: America in the 1840s / Frederick E. Hoxie -- Telling tales in 1840s America / Carol Clark -- Walking the chalk: taverns, alcohol, and ambiguity / Guy Jordan -- Long Jakes: some currents in the mountain air / Joan Carpenter Troccoli -- Charles Deas: catalogue of works and selected references / Carol Clark
Summary "This exhibition, the first retrospective of the artist's work, will include over 45 paintings and works on paper, including Denver's Long Jakes, "the Rocky Mountain Man," Deas' depiction of an 1840s American trapper. This exhibition of Deas' works will illustrate how the artist helped shape Americans' understanding of themselves and their country during the pre-Mexican War era."-- Denver Art Museum website
Series Charles M. Russell Center series on art and photography of the American West ; v. 4
Alternate Author Troccoli, Joan Carpenter
Hoxie, Frederick E., 1947-
Jordan, Guy
Denver Art Museum

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