Tonalism in American Art


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Articles and essays from Resource Library in chronological order:

Mary-Russell Ferrell Colton: Artist and Advocate in Early Arizona (6/5/12)

Suzanne Chamlin: Painting the Landscape and Other Views (5/21/07)

A Legacy of Beauty: Paintings & Prints from the Edwin C. Shaw Bequest; article by Wendy Kendall-Hess (4/20/05)

The Spirit of Inness: Creating an "American School" at the Paris Exposition of 1900; article by Diane Pietrucha Fischer (9/15/04)

Landscape Painters of Northern California 1870-1930; essay by Harvey L. Jones, from the catalogue "Impressions of California: Early Currents in Art 1850-1950" (2/16/04)

Montclair Art Museum Gallery Will Be Dedicated to Works by George Inness (5/4/01)

American Tonalism: Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Montclair Art Museum (9/11/99)

Twilight and Reverie: California Tonalist Painting 1890-1930; essay by Harvey L. Jones


TFAO references:

As of 6/5/12 TFAO Digital Library contained 95 references to "Tonalism" To search TFAO's web site please click here.


From other websites:

Charles Warren Eaton: An American Tonalist Rediscovered, an exhibition review by Spanierman Gallery, LLC. [Link found to be expired as of 2015 audit. TFAO is saving the citation for use by researchers.]

Fin-de-Siècle Europhile Painting: American Tonalism at Spanierman Gallery, by Maureen Mullarkey. Accessed August, 2015.

Henry Ward Ranger - an American Tonalist, from Find Articles. [Link found to be expired as of 2015 audit. TFAO is saving the citation for use by researchers.]

The Poetic Vision: American Tonalism, an exhibition review by Spanierman Gallery, LLC. [Link found to be expired as of 2015 audit. TFAO is saving the citation for use by researchers.]

Tonalism from AskART. Accessed August, 2015.

Tonalism from Wikipedia. Accessed August, 2015.

Tonalism Now from Sullivan Goss TV library of videos on American Art. Accessed August, 2015.


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