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Anatomy of nature : geology and American landscape painting, 1825-1875

Author: Rebecca Bailey Bedell
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. ; Oxford : Princeton University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Geology was in vogue in nineteenth-century America. This study of the Hudson River School offers an account of the role of geology in nineteenth-century landscape painting. It yields insights into  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca Bailey Bedell
ISBN: 0691102910 9780691102917
OCLC Number: 957648903
Awards: Winner of New York Book Show Award 2002
Commended for AAP/Professional and Scholarly Publishing Awards: Arts 2001
Description: 192 pages : 81 illustrations (26 color) ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface ix Acknowledgments xii Intoduction: The Popularity of Geology 3 Chapter One: Thomas Cole and the Fashionable Science 17 Chapter Two: Asher Durand and the Therapeutic Landscape 47 Chapter Three: Frederic Church and the Educational Enterprise 67 Chapter Four: John Kensett, Geology, and Landscape Tourism 85 Chapter Five: William Stanley Haseltine and the Rocks at Nahant 109 Chapter Six: Thomas Moran and the Western Surveys 123 Conclusion 147 Notes 153 Selected Bibliography 171 Index 180
Responsibility: Rebecca Bedell.

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