THAT WILDER IMAGE: The Painting of America's Native School from Thomas Cole to Winslow Homer by James Thomas Flexner
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THAT WILDER IMAGE: The Painting of America's Native School from Thomas Cole to Winslow Homer

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A consummate portrait of artistic life and development in mid-19th century America, heightened continually by a discussion of individual paintings and the artists in their very human condition. Relative to this are many compounded issues:- the emergence of galleries, the art of illustration, the advent of daguerreotype and always the influence of European traditional art on indigent American painters. Flexner offers a great deal of information to students of art and Americana.

Pub Date: Oct. 30th, 1962
Publisher: Little, Brown