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By Barbara Novak

ISBN-10: 0195309421

ISBN-13: 9780195309423

ISBN-10: 0195309499

ISBN-13: 9780195309492

during this distinctive paintings, which Hilton Kramer in The ny instances booklet Review referred to as "surely the easiest booklet ever written at the subject," Barbara Novak illuminates what's primarily American approximately American artwork. She highlights not just these points that seem indigenously in our paintings works, but additionally these beneficial properties that continuously reappear over the years. Novak examines the work of Washington Allston, Thomas Cole, Asher B. Durand, Fitz H. Lane, William Sidney Mount, Winslow Homer, Thomas Eakins, and Albert Pinkham Ryder. She attracts provocative and unique conclusions concerning the position in American artwork of spiritualism and arithmetic, conceptualism and the thing, and Transcendentalism and the actual fact. She analyzes not just the work yet nineteenth-century aesthetics in addition, reaching a special synthesis of artwork and literature.
Now on hand with a brand new preface and an up to date bibliography, this lavishly illustrated volume--featuring a couple of hundred black-and-white illustrations and 16 full-color plates--remains one of many seminal works in American paintings history.

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