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Past and Present Trends in Art Education

by Royal Bailey Farnum, Robert Stose Hilpert, Grace Sobotka, William G. Whitford & Alma C. Field - 1941

A study of the development of art education in this country must commence in the early decades of the nineteenth century, where we find drawing taught as a special and somewhat detached subject, advertised in local newspapers on the one hand by professional painters, who offered such instruction in limited classes with a definite vocational intent, and on the other hand by the boarding-school mistress.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 40, No. 1.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 42 Number 9, 1941, p. 445-468
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 20519, Date Accessed: 9/19/2020 12:09:27 AM

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  • Royal Farnum
    Rhode Island School of Design
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    ROYAL BAILEY FARNUM is the Executive Vice-President of the Rhode Island School of Design.
  • Robert Hilpert
    University of California, Los Angeles
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    ROBERT STOSE HILPERT is an Associate Professor of Art at the University of California, Los Angeles.
  • Grace Sobotka
    George Peabody College for Teachers
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    GRACE SOBOTKA is affiliated with the George Peabody College for Teachers in Nashville.
  • William Whitford
    University of Chicago
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    WILLIAM G. WHITFORD is a Professor of Art Education at the University of Chicago.
  • Alma Field
    Providence Public Schools
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    ALMA C. FIELD is the Supervisor of Art at Providence Public Schools.
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