Edward Hicks: Painter of the Peacable Kingdom


America’s most recognizable na

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America’s most recognizable naive artist, Edward Hicks was virtually unknown in his own time. Alice Ford writes with sensitivity and creativity about this self-taught artist, his troubled relationship with his father and other Quaker elders, and his deep love for his children and grandchildren. Edward Hicks, Painter of the Peaceable Kingdom remains the most complete portrayal of the life of the painter, with invaluable information about dates and attributions for this important American artist. Ford makes extensive use of family correspondence and Hicks’s own memoirs, giving readers a deeper understanding of this genius and his unparalleled place in American art and iconography.

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Weight 1 kg
Dimensions 1 x 1 x 1 mm

Author: Carolyn Weekley and Alice Ford

ISBN: 081221675X

Condition: Used: Very Good

Format: Paperback

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

Publishing date: 1998


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