Read e-book online American Drawings and Prints: From Benjamin West to Edward PDF

By Evan Bates

ISBN-10: 0486448347

ISBN-13: 9780486448343

This good-looking retrospective bargains a cheap treasury of approximately a hundred works by means of the nation's top and most well-liked artists. starting from the colonial period to the early 20th century, it beneficial properties drawings through nameless folks artists in addition to such well-known figures as James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Winslow Homer, Mary Cassatt, Stuart Davis, Rockwell Kent, and Yasuo Kuniyoshi.
Skyscrapers, smokestacks, site visitors, and different urban scenes commence the gathering, in a series of pictures that seize the power 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 nation vignettes function the works of supply wooden, Thomas Hart Benton, John Steuart Curry, and different famous Regionalists. a chain of pictures incorporates a chalk drawing via John Singleton Copley of a nobleman in addition to a examine via Thomas Eakins for his masterpiece, The Gross Clinic. The anthology concludes with an beautiful choice of folks and delusion paintings, encouraged through scenes from mythology, Shakespeare, and the Bible.

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