A Question of Value: The Problem of Natural, National, and Native Origins in the Currency Paintings of John Haberle.

Garnier, Christine.
2017-04-20T13:57:44.782Z

Abstract: Since the publication of Alfred Frankenstein's After the Hunt, scholars have interpreted the trompe l'oeil currency paintings of John Haberle in relation to the arrest of William Harnett on counterfeiting charges. In the literature, Haberle's paintings are often tangentially referenced to period issues of forgery, consumerism, and lowbrow illusionistic tricks. Yet close observation of th... read more

Subjects
Tufts University. Department of Art and Art History.
Permanent URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10427/011952
ID: tufts:21427
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