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Title American icons : transatlantic perspectives on eighteenth- and nineteenth-century American art / edited by Thomas W. Gaehtgens and Heinz Ickstadt.

Imprint Santa Monica, Calif. : Getty Center for the History of Art and Humanities : [Chicago] : distributed by the University of Chicago Press, c1992.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    759.13 AME    Available
Description 360 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Series Issues & debates
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents American genesis : the landing of Christopher Columbus / Barbara Groseclose -- Copley, West, and the tradition of European high art / Werner Busch -- Self, time, and object in American art : Copley, Lane, and Homer / Barbara Novak -- Romantic landscape painting in America : history as nature, nature as history / Martin Christadler -- Inventing the myth of the American frontier : Bingham's images of fur traders and flatboatmen as symbols of the expanding nation / Françoise Forster-Hahn -- Fictions of nationhood : Leutze's pursusit of an American history painting in Düsseldorf / Barbara Gaehtgens -- Kindred spirits : notes on Swiss and American painting of the nineteenth century / William Hauptman -- Strategies of recognition : the conditioning of the American artist between marginality and fame / Ursula Frohne.
Winslow Homer's national style / Nicolai Cikovsky, Jr. -- The senses of illusion / Olaf Hansen -- Resisting modernism : American painting in the culture of conflict / Kathleen Pyne.
Subject Painting, American -- 18th century
Painting, American -- 19th century
Nationalism and art -- United States
Added Author Gaehtgens, Thomas W., 1940-
Ickstadt, Heinz
J. Paul Getty Center for the History of Art and the Humanities.
ISBN 0892362464 : 55.00
0892362472 (pbk.) : 29.95

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