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The cultured canvas : new perspectives on American landscape painting

Author: Nancy Siegel
Publisher: Durham, N.H. : University of New Hampshire Press, ©2011.
Series: Becoming modern.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A state-of-the-field collection opening new vistas in the study of nineteenth-century American landscapes

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Siegel
ISBN: 9781611681970 1611681979 9781611681987 1611681987
OCLC Number: 712117820
Description: xx, 305 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : Redefining the canvas --
The Englishness of Thomas Cole / Tim Barringer --
Above the clouds at sunrise : Frederic Church's memorial to Thomas Cole / Kenneth John Myers --
Andrew Jackson Downing and the sentimental domestic landscape / Rebecca Bedell --
Rethinking "Luminism" : taste, class, and aestheticizing tendencies in mid-nineteenth-century American landscape painting / Alan Wallach --
"We the petticoated ones" : women of the Hudson River School / Nancy Siegel --
Jervis McEntee : the trials of a landscape painter / David Schuyler --
Eliza Pratt Greatorex : becoming a landscape painter / Kathie Manthorne --
Body-nature-paint : embodying experience in Gilded Age American landscape painting / Adrienne Baxter Bell --
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Series Title: Becoming modern.
Responsibility: edited by Nancy Siegel.
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"This collection of essays, all written by eminent scholars of nineteenth-century American landscape studies, is an excellent contribution to the field."--Hudson River Valley Review

 
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