Hudson River School

Masterworks from the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art. Elizabeth Mankin Kornhauser. Yale University Press 2003. Beiträge von Amy Ellis. Englisch. 180 Seiten, 101 Abb. (davon 67 farbig und 34 s/w). 25 x 30 cm. 1,4 kg. Leinen mit Schutzumschlag. 9780300101164. art-45116
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A breathtaking selection of works from the largest and finest collection of Hudson River paintings in the world

Hudson River School paintings are among America's most admired and well-loved artworks. Such artists as Thomas Cole, Frederic Church, and Albert Bierstadt left a powerful legacy to American art, embodying in their epic works the reverence for nature and the national idealism that prevailed during the middle of the nineteenth century. This book features fifty-seven major Hudson River School paintings from the collection of the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, recognized as the most extensive and finest in the world. Gorgeously and amply illustrated, the book includes paintings by all the major figures of the Hudson River School. Each work is beautifully reproduced in full color and is accompanied by a concise description of its significance and historical background. The book also includes artists' biographies and a brief introduction to American nineteenth-century landscape painting and the Wadsworth Atheneum's unique role in collecting Hudson River pictures.