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George Inness and the science of landscape

Author: Rachael Ziady DeLue
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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George Inness (1825-94), long considered one of America's greatest landscape painters, has yet to receive his full due from scholars and critics. A complicated artist and thinker, Inness painted stunningly beautiful, evocative views of the American countryside. Less interested in representing the details of a particular place than in rendering the "subjective mystery of nature," Inness believed that capturing the  Read more...
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Criticism, interpretation, etc
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DeLue, Rachael Ziady.
George Inness and the science of landscape.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008
(OCoLC)191752448
Named Person: George Inness; George Inness
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rachael Ziady DeLue
ISBN: 9780226142319 0226142310
OCLC Number: 370375671
Notes: Originally published: 2004.
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 317 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction: George Inness, Metaphysician; Chapter 1: The Struggle of Vision; Chapter 2: Painting from Memory; Chapter 3: Painting Unity; Chapter 4: Painting the Past; Chapter 5: The Plight of Allegory; Chapter 6: The Mathematics of Psychology; Epilogue: "We must work our way to Paradise"; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Rachael Ziady DeLue.

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George Inness (1825-94), long considered one of America's greatest landscape painters, has yet to receive his full due from scholars and critics. A complicated artist and thinker, Inness painted stunningly beautiful, evocative views of the American countryside. Less interested in representing the details of a particular place than in rendering the "subjective mystery of nature," Inness believed that capturing the spirit or essence of a natural scene could point to a reality beyond the physical or, as Inness put it, "the reality of the unseen."Throughout his career, Inness s.

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