Item Number: 144492
Title: Securing the Shadow: Posthumous Portraiture in America
Author: Hollander, Sacy C. ; Gary Laderman (et al)
Record created on 01/30/2017
Description: New York: American Folk Art Museum, 2016. 22cm., pbk., 240pp. illus.
Summary: Humanity demands that no life should pass without some recognition, whether it is a marked grave, a painted posthumous portrait, or a postmortem photograph. This is the catalog for the homonymous exhibition: Securing the Shadow: Posthumous Portraiture in America, the first major museum exhibition dedicated to an examination of American self-taught portraiture of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries through the lens of memory and loss.
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