Historical & Environmental Education Reading

Famous Painters of America by J. Walker McSpadden

Weir's later pieces relied more and more on Impressionist techniques, as seen in "The Japanese Footbridge (Nassau)"
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Writing just 3 years before Weir's death, McSpadden deems Weir one of the "Famous Painters of America," alongside his friends and influences James Whistler, John Singer Sargent, Winslow Homer, Childe Hassam, and more.

McSpadden terms Weir the "painter of the personal equation" for his intimate paintings, especially his depictions of domestic rural life at Weir Farm. The author goes on to describe why Weir was famous in life, and in doing so, points to why his story should be preserved.

Details

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http://www.archive.org/stream/famouspaintersof00mcsp#page/376/mode/2up
Publisher:
Dodd, Mead and Company
Published Date:
1916
Type:
Book (non-fiction)
Subject:
Art, Education, Reading, Visual Arts
type:
Historical & Environmental Education Reading