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Lives of American Women: A History with Documents By Joyce D. Goodfriend, Claudia M. Christie Cover Image
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The Answers Lie Below: Essays in Honor of Lawrence Edmund Toombs By Henry O. Thompson (Editor) Cover Image
By Henry O. Thompson (Editor)
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The Training of Primary Physicians By Stephen J. Kunitz Cover Image
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World Report 2015: Events of 2014 By Human Rights Watch Cover Image
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Women's Information Services and Networks: A Global Sourcebook (Gender #3) By Sarah Cummings Cover Image
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Fifty Key Sociologists: The Contemporary Theorists (Routledge Key Guides) By John Scott (Editor) Cover Image
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The Books of Nature and Scripture: Recent Essays on Natural Philosophy, Theology and Biblical Criticism in the Netherlands of Spinoza's Time and the B (International Archives of the History of Ideas Archives Inte #139) By J. E. Force (Editor), R. H. Popkin (Editor) Cover Image
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Scepticism in the Enlightenment (International Archives of the History of Ideas Archives Inte #152) By R. H. Popkin (Editor), Ezequiel de Olaso (Editor), Giorgio Tonelli (Editor) Cover Image
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The Young Leibniz and His Philosophy (1646-76) (International Archives of the History of Ideas Archives Inte #166) By Stuart Brown (Editor) Cover Image
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Ways to Increase Utility of Major Irrigation Projects in Command Areas By Reddy, Sarkar, Ricart and Akter Cover Image
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The Great Chain of Being and Italian Phenomenology (Analecta Husserliana #11) By A. a. Bello (Editor) Cover Image
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Dictionnaire Topographique de la France., Dictionnaire Topographique Du Département de la Dordogne: : Comprenant Les Noms de Lieu Anciens Et Modernes (Sciences) By de Gourgues a. Cover Image
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New Hope for American Art

                                               New Hope for American Art is the most comprehensive book ever published on artists from, and surrounding, the New Hope Art Colony (also known as the Pennsylvania Impressionists). This book, with its 612 pages and over 1,000 color plates of artwork include biographies of 165 individual Pennsylvania Impressionists and New Hope Modernists as well as artists from the Philadelphia Ten, a pioneering group of women all educated at Philadelphia art schools. 

In this book, you'll find biographies and artwork from such artists as:

  • Daniel Garber
  • Edward Redfield
  • George Sotter
  • Arthur Meltzer
  • Robert Spencer
  • William Langson Lathrop
  • Kenneth Nunamaker
  • John Folinsbee
  • Henry Snell
  • William F. Taylor
  • Fern Coppedge
  • M. Elizabeth Price
  • Clarence Johnson
  • S. George Phillips
  • Rae Sloan Bredin
  • Walter Baum
  • Walter Schofield
  • Morgan Colt
  • Charles Rosen
  • Joseph Meierhans
  • Charles F. Ramsey
  • Louis Stone
  • Charles Evans
  • Josef Zenk

New Hope for American Art was authored, designed and published by James M. Alterman, an expert in the field of Pennsylvania Impressionist and Modernist painting. A longtime collector and owner of two fine art galleries, Alterman wanted to create a user-friendly book intended not only to educate collectors and enthusiasts about this art but to help train one's eye. The book offers valuable tips on how to avoid common mistakes often experienced by new collectors drawn from the author's personal experiences as a collector and fine art dealer.