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By John Caldwell, Oswaldo Rodriguez Roque, Dale T. Johnson, Kathleen Luhrs, Carrier Rebora, Patricia R. Windels

ISBN-10: 0691037957

ISBN-13: 9780691037950

This paintings completes the three-volume catalog of The Metropolitan Museum of Art's amazing number of American portray. quantity I makes a speciality of an incredible number of a few 315 work via approximately a hundred and twenty artists courting from the early eighteenth century to the mid-nineteenth century. The museum's assortment beneficial properties eighteenth-century snap shots and background work by way of such very important artists as John Smibert, Joseph Blackburn, John Singleton Copley, Benjamin West, Charles Willson Peale, Gilbert Stuart, and John Trumbull. artistic endeavors through the founders of the Hudson River institution, Thomas Cole and Asher B. Durand, besides America's such a lot winning style painters, William Sidney Mount and George Caleb Bingham, also are incorporated during this catalog. The catalog proceeds chronologically, supplying an intensive dialogue of every portray, a biography of the artist, bibliographical references, an exhibition historical past, and data on provenance.

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