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Alice: Alice Ravenel Huger Smith, Charleston Renaissance Artist

Alice: Alice Ravenel Huger Smith, Charleston Renaissance Artist

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Alice Ravenel Huger Smith
(1876-1958), a leader of the Charleston Renaissance immortalized the beauty and history of the Carolina Lowcountry and helped propel the region into an important destination for cultural tourism.

Alice is a personal account of the artist's life and work that draws on unpublished papers, letters and interviews. It is enriched by other 200 illustrations of paintings, prints, sketches and photographs... many shared for the first time. This hardcover volume about Alice Smith is both an important contribution to Southern art scholarship and a gorgeous addition to the bookshelf of art and history lovers.

Net proceeds from the sale of the book benefit Middleton Place Foundation and its mission to inspire, educate, and enact positive change through an understanding of American History.

Author: Dwight McInvaill with Caroline Palmer and Anne Tinker
Hardcover: 215 pages
Publisher: Evening Post Books in collaboration with Middleton Place Foundation; 1st edition (March 1, 2021)

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5 of 5 A masterful book of art and history March 4, 2021
Reviewer: Betsy Reves Sidebottom from Charleston, SC  
As a daughter of a Charleston native, I am familiar with the beauty of Charleston, its history, as well as amazing local artists.  This book not only captures the beauty and history of Charleston in detail, but it dives in deep covering all of Alice Ravenel Huger Smith’s life, her work and family.  This book is a delight to browse through, a wonder to read in full and will be a favorite on our coffee table for years to come.

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