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By Evan Bates

ISBN-10: 0486448347

ISBN-13: 9780486448343

This good-looking retrospective bargains a reasonable treasury of approximately a hundred works through the nation's most sensible and hottest artists. starting from the colonial period to the early 20th century, it positive factors drawings by means of nameless folks artists in addition to such well-known figures as James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Winslow Homer, Mary Cassatt, Stuart Davis, Rockwell Kent, and Yasuo Kuniyoshi.
Skyscrapers, smokestacks, site visitors, and different urban scenes commence the gathering, in a series of pictures that trap the energy of city lifestyles, together with John Marin's Woolworth Building and Brooklyn Bridge, Joseph Stella's Pittsburgh Winter, and Adolf Dehn's Art Lovers and Artistes’ Café. Lithographs of landscapes and nation vignettes function the works of provide wooden, Thomas Hart Benton, John Steuart Curry, and different famous Regionalists. a chain of photos encompasses a chalk drawing via John Singleton Copley of a nobleman in addition to a examine through Thomas Eakins for his masterpiece, The Gross Clinic. The anthology concludes with an attractive number of folks and myth paintings, encouraged by way of scenes from mythology, Shakespeare, and the Bible.

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