American Drawings and Prints: From Benjamin West to Edward - download pdf or read online

By Evan Bates

ISBN-10: 0486448347

ISBN-13: 9780486448343

This good-looking retrospective deals a reasonable treasury of approximately a hundred works through the nation's top and preferred artists. starting from the colonial period to the early 20th century, it good points drawings through nameless people 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 chain of pictures that seize the energy of city existence, 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 kingdom vignettes function the works of supply wooden, Thomas Hart Benton, John Steuart Curry, and different famous Regionalists. a chain of photographs incorporates a chalk drawing via John Singleton Copley of a nobleman in addition to a learn by means of Thomas Eakins for his masterpiece, The Gross Clinic. The anthology concludes with an beautiful collection of folks and fable paintings, encouraged by way of scenes from mythology, Shakespeare, and the Bible.

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