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Henry Ossawa Tanner : his boyhood dream comes true / written and illustrated by Faith Ringgold.

Authors: Ringgold, Faith.
Call number: jB Tanner, H.O. RIN
Publisher: Pierpont, N.H., USA : Bunker Hill Publishing in association with Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, c2011.
Publication date: c2011.
Subject: African American painters -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Painters -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Painters -- France -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans in art -- Juvenile literature.
Tanner, Henry Ossawa, 1859-1937 -- Juvenile literature.
Title: Henry Ossawa Tanner : his boyhood dream comes true / written and illustrated by Faith Ringgold.
Physical description: 31 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 19 x 26 cm.
Notes: "This book is published in conjunction with the exhibition Henry Ossawa Tanner : Modern Spirit, organized by the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia and presented January 27-April 15, 2012. The exhibition is also appearing at the Cincinnati Art Museum (May 26-September 9, 2012), and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (October 2012-January 6, 2013)"--P. [32].
Summary note: A biography of Henry Ossawa Tanner, an African American painter who was schooled in Philadelphia in one of the few secondary schools for Blacks. He them studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Tanner later moved to France as he had heard that Black artists were accepted there with less prejudice. His paintings were annually shown in the Paris Salon and in 1923 he was made a chevalier of the Order of the Legion of Honor, France's highest award for an artist.
Added author: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.
ISBN: 9781593730925 (hbk.)
1593730926 (hbk.)
LCCN: 2011925666
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1331904
Bib No.: 1331904

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