Overview:The Art of Football: The Early Game in the Golden Age of Illustration - The Art of Football is a singular look at early college football art and illustrations. This collection contains more than two hundred images, many rare or previously unpublished, from a variety of sources, including artists Winslow Homer, Edward Penfield, J. C. Leyendecker, Frederic Remington, Charles Dana Gibson, George Bellows, and many others. Along with the rich art that captured the essence of football during its early period, Michael Oriard provides a historical context for the images and for football during this period, showing that from the beginning it was perceived more as a test of courage and training in manliness than simply an athletic endeavor. Oriard's analysis shows how these early artists had to work out for themselves-and for readers-what in the new game should be highlighted and how it should appear on the page or canvas. The Art of Football takes modern readers back to the day when players themselves were new to the sport, and illustrators had to show the public what the new game of football was. Oriard demonstrates how artists focused on football's dual nature as a grueling sport to be played and as a social event and spectacle to be watched. Through its illustrations and words The Art of Football gives readers an engaging look at the earliest depictions of the game and the origins of the United States as a football nation.
This book is on page /dab2ca502f3ba773ca68bf5353ad5292/book/1603725644-9780803290693. It was written by the following authors: Michael Oriard. Book The Art of Football: The Early Game in the Golden Age of Illustration, which can be read online, published by the company: University of Nebraska Press. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Photography, Fashion, Art. The book was published on 2017-08-01 00:00:00. It has 280 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight g. File for download The Art of Football: The Early Game in the Golden Age of Illustration has PDF format and is called the-art-of-football-the-early-game-in-the-golden-age-of-illustration.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our rapidsport.eu site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.
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