Harnett, Haberle, and Peto: Visuality and artifice among the proto-modern Americans

Drucker, Johanna
March 1992
Art Bulletin;Mar1992, Vol. 74 Issue 1, p37
Academic Journal
Examines the ways in which the `trompe l'oeil' works of late-nineteenth century artists William Harnett, John Frederick Peto, and John Haberle investigated the reproduction and presentation of visual signs in relation to the presumed order of the real. Fundamental differences between still life and `trompe l'oeil'; Thematic ranges of paintings; Investigation of how value is determined within a visual domain; Examples; Intensified detailing of rendered surfaces; More.


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