Conrad Wise Chapman

Conrad Wise Chapman

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Civil War artist, Conrad Wise Chapman, painted and sketched while on duty as a Confederate soldier. Chapman's firsthand knowledge is evident in his work and this text provides both a critical analysis of Chapman's art and a biography incorporating his correspondence and Civil War memoirs.Artist aamp; Soldier of the Confederacy Ben L. Bassham ... Guidebooks typically supplied the addresses of artistsa#39; studios; for example, Chapman is listed in Murraya#39;s Handbook for ... Numerous studies from nature decorate the walls, while picturesque costumes, fishing tackle, camp stool and umbrella would alone make a subject for his clever pencil. ... his paintings throughout the decade of the 185Os; and as his sons came into their own as painters, he began etching their work as well.

Title:Conrad Wise Chapman
Author:Ben L. Bassham
Publisher:Kent State University Press - 1998-01


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