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Mine eyes have seen the glory : the Civil War in art

Author: Harold Holzer; Mark E Neely
Publisher: New York : Orion Books, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A stunning and definitive look at the best and most important artworks of the Civil War era. Includes sweeping battlefield panoramas, grisly combat tableaux, camp scenes, and heroic portraiture of military leaders, all accompanied by a lively text that is as entertaining as it is informative. Full-color and black-and-white photographs.
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Genre/Form: Art
History
Art and the war
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harold Holzer; Mark E Neely
ISBN: 0517584484 9780517584484
OCLC Number: 26399157
Description: xv, 336 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: War comes to Arcadia : the rebellion and the landscape artists --
Life imitating art : history painting, portraiture, and the new style of command --
Victory without the gaud : marine paintings and the decline of the picturesque --
Glory : poetic license in history paintings and portraits --
The theater of war : cycloramas and panoramic art --
peaceful genres : the war spirit at home --
Come and join us, brothers : the white artist and the image of blacks --
Art and the common soldier. marine paintings and the decline of the picturesque --
Glory : poetic license in history paintings and portraits --
The theater of war : cycloramas and panoramic art --
peaceful genres : the war spirit at home --
Come and join us, brothers : the white artist and the image of blacks --
Art and the common soldier.
Responsibility: by Harold Holzer and Mark E. Neely, Jr.
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A stunning and definitive look at the best and most important artworks of the Civil War era. Includes sweeping battlefield panoramas, grisly combat tableaux, camp scenes, and heroic portraiture of military leaders, all accompanied by a lively text that is as entertaining as it is informative. Full-color and black-and-white photographs.

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