William M. Harnett

Follows William Harnett's (1848-1892) short but productive career as he became the great American master of tromp-l'oeil still-life painting. His works were appreciated by critics for their convincing, sharp-edged definition of form and careful rendering of materials.

TRC audience: 
College/Adult
High School (9-12)
TRC subject: 
19th Century (1800-1865)
19th Century (1866-1899)
20th Century (1900-1945)
Artist Biography
TRC format: 
Book