The Resource A dream and a chisel : Louisiana sculptor Angela Gregory in Paris, 1925-1928, Angela Gregory and Nancy L. Penrose

A dream and a chisel : Louisiana sculptor Angela Gregory in Paris, 1925-1928, Angela Gregory and Nancy L. Penrose

Label
A dream and a chisel : Louisiana sculptor Angela Gregory in Paris, 1925-1928
Title
A dream and a chisel
Title remainder
Louisiana sculptor Angela Gregory in Paris, 1925-1928
Statement of responsibility
Angela Gregory and Nancy L. Penrose
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Angela Gregory is considered by many the doyenne of Louisiana sculpture and is a notable twentieth century American sculptor. In A Dream and a Chisel, Angela Gregory and Nancy Penrose explore Gregory's desire, even as a teenager, to learn the art of cutting stone and to become a sculptor. Through sheer grit and persistence, Gregory achieved her dream of studying with French artist Antoine Bourdelle, one of Auguste Rodin's most trusted assistants and described by critics of the era as France's greatest living sculptor. In Bourdelle's Paris studio, Gregory learned not only sculpting techniques but also how to live life as an artist. Her experiences in Paris inspired a prolific sixty-year career in a field dominated by men"--
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Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
NcU/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1903-1990
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gregory, Angela
Dewey number
  • 730.92
  • B
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
NB237.G825
LC item number
A2 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Penrose, Nancy L.
Series statement
Women's diaries and letters of the South
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gregory, Angela
  • Bourdelle, Emile Antoine
  • Women sculptors
  • Women sculptors
  • Sculptors
  • Sculptors
  • Americans
  • Bourdelle, Emile Antoine
  • Americans
  • Sculptors
  • Women sculptors
  • France
  • Louisiana
Label
A dream and a chisel : Louisiana sculptor Angela Gregory in Paris, 1925-1928, Angela Gregory and Nancy L. Penrose
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A childhood for art: growing up in New Orleans -- Getting to Paris: the Parsons Scholarship -- The dream comes true: first lessons from Bourdelle -- Fully accepted: granted the keys to Bourdelle's studio -- Mastering technique: the rewards of hard work -- Selina arrives: a broken leg shatters happy plans -- Art and friendship: getting to know Joseph Campbell -- Epilogue: the master passes: Bourdelle's death -- Appendix: list of sculptural works
Extent
pages cm.
Isbn
9781611179774
Lccn
2018024162
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1032573403
  • (OCoLC)ybp15316411
Label
A dream and a chisel : Louisiana sculptor Angela Gregory in Paris, 1925-1928, Angela Gregory and Nancy L. Penrose
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A childhood for art: growing up in New Orleans -- Getting to Paris: the Parsons Scholarship -- The dream comes true: first lessons from Bourdelle -- Fully accepted: granted the keys to Bourdelle's studio -- Mastering technique: the rewards of hard work -- Selina arrives: a broken leg shatters happy plans -- Art and friendship: getting to know Joseph Campbell -- Epilogue: the master passes: Bourdelle's death -- Appendix: list of sculptural works
Extent
pages cm.
Isbn
9781611179774
Lccn
2018024162
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1032573403
  • (OCoLC)ybp15316411

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