Echo of a Distant Drum:Winslow Homer and the Civil War

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Possible ex library copy, that’ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. In "Echo Of A Distant Drum: Winslow Homer and the Civil War" by Julian Grossman (New York, ) the author says of the wood engraving: The wood engraving presents a bold and beautiful design.

In effect it glamorizes the war. The sharpness of the solder's eye and the accuracy of his air are heroized in this composition. Item Details. A collection of books about American landscape painter Winslow Homer.

This grouping contains seven books. It includes hardcovers Homer Winslow by Nicolai Cikovskey Jr. and Franklin Kelly published in by Yale University Press, Echo of a Distant Drum: Winslow Homer and the Civil War by Julian Grossman published in by Harry N.

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ECHO OF A DISTANT DRUM Easton Press HOMER and the Civil War. Item Information. Condition: not specified. Price: Leo Tolstoy War and Peace Easton Press Leather Bound Book. $ shipping: Seller Rating: % positive. Winslow Homer experts recognize it as one of Homer's better Civil War works.

"Echo Of A Distant Drum: Winslow Homer and the Civil War" by Julian Grossman (New York, ) devotes two full pages to the engraving picture and text. After commenting upon the quintessential "war horse" pictured in the engraving, the author has this to say about the.

Winslow Homer: paintings of the Civil War by Marc Simpson Echo of a distant drum: Winslow Homer and the Civil War by Julian Grossman This intriguing book presents new research that tracks Homer's delicate management of the figures' erotic embrace, and traces how the artist was influenced by popular contemporary images of drowning.

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J. Grossman, Echo of a Distant Drum: Winslow Homer and the Civil War, New York,pp. 8,no.illustrated (as quoted in Winslow Homer: Paintings of the Civil War, p. ) The buglers and drummer boys who sounded this daily alarm were often the youngest members of camp, sometimes as young as nine, and also worked as barbers.

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& E.C. Jack, Edinburgh (). The Civil War inspired Homer’s earliest oil paintings; he used soldiers for his subjects such as the menacing gunman in The Sharpshooter and the Confederate soldiers in Prisoners at the Front.

Following the war and a trip to Paris in –, Homer’s imagery shifted to rural genre scenes, often depictions of children at play. Echo of a Distant Drum: Winslow Homer and the Civil War by Julian Grossman.Harry N.

Abrams, Inc. ISBN See Item Details Price: $   A scholar in the history of science and an art historian, he published several scientific articles and was the author of "Echo of a Distant Drum -- Winslow Homer and the Civil War.".

Julian Grossman, ECHO OF A DISTANT DRUM, WINSLOW HOMER AND THE CIVIL WAR (New York, ). Lloyd Goodrich, THE GRAPHIC ART OF WINSLOW HOMER (New York, ), reproductions of the 24 images, pp Peter H.

Wood & Karen C.C. Dalton, WINSLOW HOMER'S IMAGES OF BLACKS (Austin, ), p The American Heritage Picture History of the Civil War (New York, NY: ), title page, verso."The American Heritage Picture History of the Civil War," New York Herald Tribune (Octo )."The American Heritage Picture History of the Civil War," New York Times Book Review (Octo ), els, Walter.

"Echo Of A Distant Drum: Winslow Homer and the Civil War" by Julian Grossman (New York, ) notes that this print highlights the role of Jews in the abolition movement. Garrison and Douglas probably chose the site for their meeting because the Rabbi and his congregation were believed to be sympathetic and author Grossman notes that.

History and Theory 41 (December ); Lucretia Hoover Giese, “‘Harvesting’ the Civil War: Art in Wartime New York,” in Redefining American History Painting, ed. Patricia Burnham and Lucretia Giese (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ); Julian Grossman, Echo of a Distant Drum: Winslow Homer and the Civil War (New York: H.

Civil War History is the foremost scholarly journal of the sectional conflict in the United States, focusing on social, cultural, economic, political, and military issues from antebellum America through Reconstruction.

Articles have featured research on slavery, abolitionism, women and war, Abraham Lincoln, fiction, national identity, and various aspects of the Northern and Southern military. Julian Grossman, Echo of a Distant Drum: Winslow Homer and the Civil War (New York, I) p.

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Charles H. Caffin, American Masters of Painting (New York, I) p. "The painter has felt beyond the limits of the episode itself the profound significance of the struggle in which this was but an eddy, and in the generaliza.

Gallery Text. Pitching Quoits is Homer’s first large-scale painting of the Civil War. It depicts a moment of leisure in a Union encampment. The game of quoits was ordinarily played with heavy metal rings, but the soldiers here improvise with readily available horseshoes as the seated figure in the center keeps score.

I have a book in my collection entitled Echo of a Distant Drum: Homer Winslow and the Civil War By Julian Grossman, which I HIGHLY recommend. It's chock-full of illustrations chronicling his time when the publication Harper's Weekly sent him to illustrate various aspects of the American Civil War.

Philadelphia: John E. Potter & Company, []. Hardcover. Small 8vo. Grey cloth with gilt and black ornate lettering, decorations and pictorial stamping.

A complete list may be compiled by cross-referencing entries in Julian Grossman, Echo of a Distant Drum: Winslow Homer and the Civil War (New York: Abrams, ), ; and Lloyd Goodrich and Abigail Booth Gerdts, Record of Works by Winslow Homer, 3 vols. (New York: Spanierman Gallery, ).

The words of both men and women echo throughout ASHES OF GLORY: Richmond at War, by Ernest B. Furgurson (Vintage Civil War Library, $16), a .This first novel recasts Homer's epic in the South at the end of the Civil War.

Read the First near the end of the Civil War. Although too much can be made of the Homeric parallels, they are obvious, and they echo through the narrative. covers more physical distance and has more immediate drama, Ada's is richer and deeper; in the end.When the Civil War broke out in earlyWinslow Homer was working in New York as a free-lance illustrator for Harper's Weekly and undertaking the first steps to becoming a painter: taking drawing lessons at the National Academy, taking painting instruction from a fellow artist and taking trips to the country to sketch from 's interrupted these studies by sending the twenty.