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The circle of Henry Adams: art and artists.

Detroit, Wayne State University Press, 1970.
ISBN 081431418X, 9780814314180

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Subjects Adams, Henry, 1838-1918 -- Friends and associates.
Adams, Henry, 1838-1918.
Artists -- United States -- Biography.
Historians -- United States -- Biography.
United States.
Description 309 pages illustrations, portraits 24 cm
Copyright Date 1970.
Notes "Bibliography of Ernst Scheyer": pages 289-298.
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary In this book Dr. Scheyer has thrown a fresh revealing light upon one of the difficult figures of American intellectual history--What is the place of Henry Adams, and what is the nature and value of his work as a writer and thinker?--E.P. Richardson.
Contents I. INTRODUCTION. 1. The Circle and the century (Idealism and realism) -- II. HENRY ADAMS' WRITINGS ON ART AND ARTISTS. -- 2. Harvard and Berlin (First contacts with art; German idealistic philosophy: Hegel) -- 3. London (The Pre-Raphaelites; Art collecting) -- 4. Travels (Europe, America, Africa and Asia; Observations on art; the South Seas and attempts at watercolor) -- 5. Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres (Medieval art as manifestation of the spirit; published sources) -- 6. Other art and artists (Early American art; Contemporary art and artists) -- III. THE ARTISTS OF THE INNER CIRCLE. -- 7. The architect, the painter, and the sculptor -- 8. Henry Hobson Richardson (Architecture) -- John La Farge (Painting; stained glass; theory of art) -- 10. Augustus Saint-Gaudens -- IV. THE VIRGIN AND THE DYNAMO. -- 11. Adams the esthete.
Genre Biography.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)128825
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Scheyer, Ernst, 1900-1985.
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