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A portrait of rivalry : an untold story, Douglas G. Waters, (ebook)

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A portrait of rivalry : an untold story
Title
A portrait of rivalry
Title remainder
an untold story
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Douglas G. Waters
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eng
Summary
American colonial artists John Copley and Benjamin West were both born into humble circumstances in 1738. As young boys, they both wanted to be artists. As teenagers, they embarked on their artistic careers. They met each other for the first time in London in 1774, clashing as they sought the same goals: wealth and artistic fame. In A Portrait of Rivalry, author Douglas G. Waters examines the histories of these two eighteenth-century American painters and their competition to achieve artistic dominance in London. Their struggle began against the backdrop of Americas fight to gain independence from the realm of King George III, coincidently born the same year as the two artists. Filled with colorful charactersincluding a wax lady and spy, a noble Englishman with too many wives, a preacher unworthy of the cloth, and a con artistA Portrait of Rivalry focuses on the lives of the two artists, revealing why they created the paintings they did and who achieved everlasting fame
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Midwest
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Waters, Douglas G
Dewey number
759.13
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Copley, John Singleton
  • West, Benjamin
  • Painters
  • Electronic books
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adult
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A portrait of rivalry : an untold story, Douglas G. Waters, (ebook)
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781480801370
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12110657
Specific material designation
remote
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12110657
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MWT12110657
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
A portrait of rivalry : an untold story, Douglas G. Waters, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781480801370
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12110657
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12110657
System control number
MWT12110657
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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