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Sue Taylor

R. Tripp . Grant Wood, A Life . New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2010. Iowa Digital Library Figge Art Museum Grant Wood Archive . figgeartmuseum.org/Grant-Wood.aspx, 2012. Juhl, Paul C. Grant Wood: Abandoned Plans . Iowa City: Brushy Creek Publishing, 2012. Myers, Donald . Grant Wood’s Lithographs: A Regionalist Vision Set in Stone . St. Peter, MN: Hillstrom Museum of Art, 2015. Cheles, Luciano . “The Italian Renaissance in American Gothic: Grant Wood and Piero della Francesca.” Amer. A. 30. no. 1 (Spring 2016): 106–124. Johnson, Bruce E. Grant Wood: The 19 Lithographs:

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Garwood, Darrell : Artist in Iowa, a Life of Grant Wood , W. W. Norton & Company, New York, 1944. Brown, Hazel E. : Grant Wood and Marvin Cone: Artists of an Era , Iowa State University Press, Des Moines, 1972. Dennis, James : Grant Wood: A Study in American Art and Culture , New York, 1975. Czestochowski, Joseph S. : John Steuart Curry and Grant Wood: A Portrait of Rural America , University of Missouri Press, Columbia (MO), 1981. Scholz Guedon, Mary : Regionalist Art: Thomas Hart Benton, John Steuart Curry and Grant Wood. A guide to the literature , Scarecrow Press

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Grant Wood: Signature or Monogram Grant WOOD: signature or monogram

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Grant Wood: Signature or Monogram Grant WOOD: signature or monogram

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American Gothic Grant Wood: American Gothic , oil on beaver board, 1930 (The Art Institute of Chicago); Art © Figge Art Museum, successors to the Estate of Nan Wood Graham/Licensed by VAGA /The Art Institute of Chicago, IL, USA/Bridgeman Images

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The Ocean is the Dragon's World Liu Hung: The Ocean is the Dragon’s World , oil on canvas, painted wood panel, metal support rod and metal bird cage with wood and ceramic appendages, 2.44×2.10 m, 1995 (Washington, DC, Smithsonian American Art Museum); © Lui Hung, permission granted by Nancy Hoffman Gallery, photo credit: Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC/Art Resource, NY

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The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere Grant Wood: The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere , oil on masonite, 762×1016 mm, 1931 (New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Arthur Hoppock Hearn Fund, 1950, Accession ID: 50.117); © Figge Art Museum, successors to the Estate of Nan Wood Graham/Licensed by VAGA, NY, http://www.vagarights.com , image © The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Grant, C.J. British , 19th century , male . Engraver (wood) . C.J. Grant produced illustrations for the humorous magazine Punch .

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Juncker, Johann Jakob or Jungker German , 18th century , male . Born in Düsseldorf ; died 1 October 1786 , in Mainz . Sculptor . Johann Juncker was granted civic rights in Mainz on 29 August 1744 . A noted work by him is an Assumption (wood carving). A St Ignatius on the doorway of the church of St Ignaz and a St Nicholas on an altar in the same church are also attributed to him.

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century , male . Born 1935 , in Rio Branco . Painter , engraver , sculptor . Figures, landscapes . Claudio Silveira-Silva studied at the Montevideo art school. In 1962 he won a grant enabling him to train in the Cami-Bercier studio in the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris and then in the Friedlander studio. In 1974 he was back in Paris. He was a painter, a wood engraver and a wood carver His work featured in various collective exhibitions, including the Salón Nacional de Bellas Artes in Montevideo where he won the first prize for engraving ( 1963 ); Musée d'Art

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Born 1825 , in Paris ; died 15 June 1883 , in Philadelphia . Sculptor . From his early childhood, Joseph A. Bailly lived in the USA, where he worked as a wood engraver. Later he became a sculptor and for a long time taught at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Among his works are a statue of Washington ( 1869 ) placed in front of Government House in Philadelphia, statues of Franklin and General Grant , and the equestrian statue of President Blanco of Venezuela .

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scenes . London Group . At the age of 14, John Farleigh was apprenticed to the Artists Illustrators Agency in London, where he learnt the rudiments of lettering, wax engraving and drawing for press advertising. In 1919 he obtained a government grant to study at the Central School of Arts and Crafts. Here he was introduced wood engraving by Bernard Meninsky and Noel Rooke. He took up a teaching position at Rugby School from 1922 to 1925 , before returning to teach at Central St Martins. Farleigh designed posters for London County Council Tramways and London Transport

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century , male . Active in France from 1965 . Born 4 April 1912 , in Rasuceni . Painter , sculptor . Ioan Mirea taught himself painting and sculpture and in 1947 he obtained a government grant from France which he was unable to use until 1965 . As a painter he developed freely from figure painting to Abstract Lyricism, still using lively colours. As a sculptor in wood he created series of Towers and Masks , and created assemblages in a cycle called Harvests for the Humble . He took part in many group exhibitions and showed his works in solo exhibitions in

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Kotasz, Karoly, Also Called Charles Hungarian , 19th – 20th century , male . Born 4 November 1872 , in Budapest ; died 1941 . Painter . Local scenes . Karoly, also called Charles KOTASZ: signature or monogram Karoly Kotasz obtained a grant to enter the school of fine arts in his native town, and then became assistant to the wood engraver Gusztav Morelli. He later attended the school of fine arts in Munich, and trained with Jean-Paul Laurens in Paris. After travelling in Italy, Belgium and Germany, he settled in Budapest in 1906. Five years later he moved to a small

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Anne McClanan

2001) J. N. Carder : ‘Mildred and Robert Woods Bliss and the Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection’, Sacred Art, Secular Context: Objects of Art from the Byzantine Collection of Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C., Accompanied by American Paintings from the Collection of Mildred and Robert Woods Bliss (exh. cat., ed. A. Kirin ; Athens, U. GA Mus. A., 2005), pp. 23–37 J. N. Carder : ‘Mildred and Robert Woods Bliss: A Brief Biography’, A Home of the Humanities: The Collecting and Patronage of Mildred and Robert Woods Bliss , ed. J. N. Carder (Washington, DC

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d'Automne and the Salon des Artistes Décorateurs. In 1911 he obtained a travel grant. He was a wildlife artist who sculpted in wood. Group Exhibitions 2008 , Bordeaux between the Wars, from Paris to Aquitaine ( Bordeaux Années 20-30: de Paris à l'Aquitaine ), Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Bordeaux Museum and Gallery Holdings Paris (MAMVP): Squirel ; Ferret ; Mole ; Genet ; Kestrel ; Swift Auction Records Monte Carlo , 23 June 1979 : Child Wrapped in an Ovoid Form ( 1921 , wood , h. 25¼ ins/64 cm) FRF 8,000 Paris , 18 April 1988 : Walking Lion ( brown-patinated

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Grant, William James British , 19th century , male . Born 1829 ; died 1866 , in Hackney . Painter , engraver . History painting, landscapes . William Grant attended classes at the Royal Academy Schools at the age of 16. He became well known for his paintings of historical scenes, his most famous work being a depiction of the death of Mozart, The Requiem . He also made wood engravings. Museum and Gallery Holdings Salzburg: The Requiem Auction Records London , 28 July 1909 : Sleeping Soldiers , GBP 1 ; Last Relics of Lady Jane Gray , GBP 4 London , 16

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Perry, Enoch Wood American , 19th – 20th century , male . Born 1831 , in Boston ; died 15 December 1915 , in New York . Painter . Portraits, genre scenes . Enoch Wood Perry: Self-Portrait, oil on canvas, 762×635 mm, 1831‒1915, Frick Art Reference Library Photoarchive Enoch Wood Perry studied between 1852 and 1856, at Düsseldorf with E. Leutze and in Paris with Couture; he lived in Venice from 1857, returning to the USA in 1860. In 1964 he went to the Sandwich Islands and settled finally in New York in 1865. Museum and Gallery Holdings Buffalo (Albright-Knox

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March 1993 : Three Woods ( graphite and adhesive on wood , 54¼ × 26½ × 29 ins/137.9 × 67.3 × 73.7 cm) GBP 5,060 New York , 4 May 1993 : Untitled ( 1987 , bronze , 73 × 44 × 33 ins/185.4 × 111.8 × 83.8 cm) USD 25,300 New York , 3 May 1994 : Poplos, Black and Green ( 1983 , glued wood, oil and graphite with a steel base , 62¾ × 10½ × 10 ins/159.4 × 26.6 × 25.4 cm) USD 5,750 New York , 5 May 1994 : Large Cast Poplar ( bronze , 58½ × 34 × 28 ins/148.6 × 86.4 × 71.1 cm) USD 24,150 New York , 17 Feb 1999 : Tall Osage ( 1988 , oiled wood , 64 × 24 × 15 ins/163

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Annie Dell’Aria

representational subject-matter. Regionalism was the dominant style in American art during the 1930s and into the 1940s, often depicting scenes of the rural Midwest, American folklore, or the hard times during the Great Depression. Thomas Hart Benton , John Steuart Curry , and Grant Wood —all Midwesterners—are artists most commonly associated with Regionalism. In some formulations, however, the work of Stuart Davis and Edward Hopper could also be considered ‘Regionalist’, as they painted during the same period and drew on local sources for subject-matter, though