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Title:
The living tradition of María Martínez
Author:
Peterson, Susan, 1925-2009.
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Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Tokyo : Kodansha International ; New York : distributed through Harper & Row, 1977.
Physical Description:
300 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Personal Subject:
ISBN:
9780870113192
Format :
Book

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Summary

Martinez and her husband perfected the magnificent burnished blackware now prized by collectors. This classic volume chronicles the life and work of this major American artist. The 200 color and 140 black-and-white illustrations show techniques, the pueblo ambiance, and numerous finished pieces.


Table of Contents

Francis H. HarlowBernard LeachBertha P. Dutton
Introductionp. 11
Maria--A Meetingp. 14
Acknowledgmentsp. 16
Mariap. 69
Black Potteryp. 87
Maria and Santanap. 101
Making Potsp. 161
Barbarap. 179
Firingp. 213
Appendix
A Brief Historical Note on Burnished Black and Matt Potteryp. 271
Comments on the Platesp. 273
Genealogyp. 288
Bibliographyp. 289
Index-Glossaryp. 297
Introduction