Houdon in America
Read Online

Houdon in America

  • 845 Want to read
  • ·
  • 82 Currently reading

Published by Arno Press in New York .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Houdon, Jean Antoine, 1741-1828.,
  • Sculpture, French -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Reprint of the ed. published by the Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore, which was issued as Cahier 4 of Historical documents, Institut français de Washington.

Statementedited by Gilbert Chinard.
SeriesJohns Hopkins University Press reprints, Historical documents (Institut français de Washington (D.C.)) ;, cahier 4.
LC ClassificationsNB553.H8 C5 1979
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvi, 51 p. :
Number of Pages51
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4731023M
ISBN 100405105908
LC Control Number78019258

Download Houdon in America


Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. George Washington: [sculpture by] Jean Antoine Houdon ; a brief history of the most famous sculpture created of America's immortal patriot issued to commemorate the bicentennial of his birth Sculpture by Houdon - A Loan Exhibition Paperback – January 1, by H. H. Arnason (Author)Price: $ COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle . George Washington is a statue by French sculptor Jean-Antoine Houdon from the late 18th century. Based on a life mask and other measurements of George Washington taken by Houdon, it is considered one of the most accurate depictions of the subject. The original sculpture is located in the rotunda of the Virginia State Capitol in Richmond, Virginia, and has been copied Artist: Jean-Antoine Houdon.

About this Item: Metroplitan Museum of Art, Soft Cover. Condition: Very Good. Soft Cover - VG - Book is clean and tight with light wear - All stamps attached - Illustrated - The metropolitan museum of art minatures Album I: Including Lawrence, Cellini, El Greco, Rembrandt, Holbein, Renoir, Hals Rodin, David, Del Piombo, Goya, Houdon, Stuart, Bingham, Vermeer, Chinese, .   In Jeanne Marie Laskas book Hidden America; she strives to bring to light those workers we rely for everyday functions, such as turning on a light or throwing away trash. Often, this sort of book is more of an expose of an industry. The terrible working conditions in the coal mine are emphasized. It leads to an investigation/5. Hoodoo, also known as Lowcountry Voodoo in the Gullah South Carolina Lowcountry, is a traditional African American spirituality that developed from a number of West African spiritual traditions and beliefs. Hoodoo is a mixture of various African religious practices created by enslaved Africans in the New World. These religious practices were held in secret away from Classification: African American. Read the full-text online edition of George Washington, Jean Antoine Houdon, Sculptor: A Brief History of the Most Famous Sculpture Created of America's Immortal Patriot, Issued to Commemorate the Bicentennial of His Birth, ().

Jean-Antoine Houdon, French sculptor who also created definitive busts of American Revolution luminaries, was born at Versailles in At the age of 12 he entered the Ecole Royale de Sculpture, and at 20, having learned all that he could from Michel Ange Slodtz and Pigalle, he carried off the Prix de Rome and left France for Italy, where he spent the next ten years of his life. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Associated-names Jefferson, Thomas, ; Taylor, Francis Henry, Boxid IAPages:   “In the delightful The Painter's Chair: George Washington and the Making of American Art, Hugh Howard develops the idea of Washington as a patron of the arts and examines how art and the painting of portraits developed in the United States.” —Book PageAuthor: Hugh Howard. Maurie D. McInnis (born Janu ) is an American author and cultural historian who currently serves as the executive vice president and provost at The University of Texas at Austin and the president-elect at Stony Brook University, effective July 1, She is also a professor of art history and American studies, and holds the Jacob and Frances Sanger Mossiker Chair in .