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Art for the Middle ClassesAmerica's Illustrated Magazines of the 1840s$
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Cynthia Lee Patterson

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9781604737363

Published to University Press of Mississippi: March 2014

DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781604737363.001.0001

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“From the Burin of an American Artist”

“From the Burin of an American Artist”

Artistic Production in the 1830s And 1840s

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(p.18) 2 “From the Burin of an American Artist”
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Art for the Middle Classes
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Cynthia Lee Patterson

Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781604737363.003.0002

This chapter argues that magazines served as a significant medium for the widespread distribution of American art. It adds that as periodicals used commissioned original artworks, magazines encouraged the production of unique American art. This chapter further claims that artists and engravers helped create a diverse artistic environment in magazines because they managed to adapt their artistic skills to numerous genres and media.

Keywords:   American Art, magazines, artists, engravers, original artworks, artistic skills

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