American Painting, History and Interpretation

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Table of Contents
Prefacev
List of Platesxvii
PERIOD ONE: THE COLONIAL
DIVISION ONE: Colonial Beginnings--to 1725
1. Exploration, conquest, and settlement3
The retablos.
2. Protestantism and art8
3. Early Virginia11
4. The first century in Massachusetts13
5. The artisan painter16
William Johnes. J ohn Gibbs. Thomas Child.
6. The amateur painter21
Joseph Allen.
7. The signs23
8. Portraits by artisans and amateurs27
Anon.: John Endecott. John Foster. Anon.: ?Thomas Thacher. Anon.: William Stoughton. Anon.: Mrs. Anne Pollard. Anon.: Mrs. Elizabeth Wensley.
9. The Master of the Freakes37
Anon.: John Freake; Mrs. Freake and Baby Mary.
10. Portraits of children40
Anon.: Margaret Gibbs; Robert Gibbs; Henry Gibbs. Anon.: Alice Mason; David, Joanna, and Abigail Mason.
11. Anticipations of studio technique45
Anon.: John Woodbridge. Anon.: Mrs. James Pierpont. Thomas Smith. J. Cooper.
12. The Central Colonies53
Henri Couturier. Anon.: Nicholas William Stuyvesant. Anon.: David Provoost; Mrs. David Provoost.Evert Duyckinck the First. Gerardus Duyckinck the Second (?). Evert Duyckinck the Third. Gerret Duyckinck. Hudson Valley Master. Christopher Witt.

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