By Evan Bates
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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American Drawings and Prints: From Benjamin West to Edward Hopper (Dover Fine Art, History of Art) by Evan Bates