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An American view : masterpieces from the Brooklyn Museum
AN AMERICAN VIEW: **This new volume accompanies and complements the publication of the two-volume authoritative catalogue of the Brooklyn Museum´s collection of American paintings by artists born by 1876. It provides a richly illustrated general survey of American painting from the late colonial era to the early years of the twentieth century, as presented in sixty-four of the Museum´s most significant paintings by American artists. Each painting is illustrated in color, and the selected works are arranged in four broad chronological sections: early American art; art of the 1830s to 1850s; American painting in the Civil War era; and cosmopolitan painting of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Extended captions present the key features of each painting and artist, and of the wider artistic context of the work and the period in which it was produced. An introduction surveys the evolution of Brooklyn´s American painting collection in the context of developments in the field of American art over the past one hundred and fifty years. The volume features a Chronology of the Collection, which focuses on the history of the collection´s founding and growth the 1850´s to the present**, the editor. PERSPECTIVES ON A COLLECTION. Historic American Paintings at the Brooklyn Museum. FIRST IMPRESSIONS. Early American art. COINING AMERICAN SUBJECTS. The Antebellum Decades. NEW MATURITY. American Painting in the Civil War Era. REMAKING THE AMERICAN IMAGE. Cosmopolitan Painting at the Turn of the Century. CHRONOLOGY OF THE COLLECTION. Bibliographical Note. Index.
Carbone, Teresa A., ed. . (2005). An American view : masterpieces from the Brooklyn Museum (1a.ed. ed.). Teresa A. Carbone.
- Ubicación:Referencia - 759.130 747 471 - C373a
- Ciudad:Ciudad de Nueva York
- Fecha Publicación2005
- Editorial:Teresa A. Carbone
- Temas:PINTURA AMERICANA-CATALOGOS. PINTURA-NUEVA YORK (ESTADO)-NUEVA YORK (CIUDAD)-CATALOGOS. MUSEO DE BROOKLYN-CATALOGOS.