The Painter's Chair

Hugh Howard talked about The Painter’s Chair: George Washington and the Making of American Art. In the book he profiles America’s early… read more

Hugh Howard talked about The Painter’s Chair: George Washington and the Making of American Art. In the book he profiles America’s early portrait artists Charles Wilson Peale, Gilbert Stuart, John Trumbull, and Benjamin West. He recounts the artists' relationships with George Washington and explores the creation of iconic imagery of the first American president. He responded to audience members' questions. Following his remarks he was interviewed by Ellen Miles.

Hugh Howard is the author of several books, including Dr. Kimball and Mr. Jefferson and Houses of the Founding Fathers. close

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The Painter's Chair

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Program ID:
284104-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, Connecticut, United States
First Aired:
Mar 08, 2009 | 11:13pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Apr 04, 2009 | 4:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Mar 08, 2009 | 11:13pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 04, 2009 | 4:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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