Title

The American portrait tradition : Cephas Thompson 1775-1856

Date of Award

1974

Document Type

Masterʼs Research Paper

Degree Name

M.A.

Department

Art & Art History

First Advisor

Ellen C. Micaud

Keywords

Thompson, Cephas, 1775-1856, Portraits, American -- 18th century, Portraits, American -- 19th century

Abstract

"The purpose of this study is to reveal the work of Cephas Thompson in the context of the American Portrait Tradition as it existed in America from 1775 to 1856. European historic and artistic background serves as the foundation. A critical analysis of the most relevant American portraitists from the seventeenth to the midnineteenth centuries is provided to relate them aesthetically and ideologically with the work of Cephas Thompson and to provide insight into the artistic trends prevalent in Europe and America"

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