By John Caldwell, Oswaldo Rodriguez Roque, Dale T. Johnson, Kathleen Luhrs, Carrier Rebora, Patricia R. Windels
This paintings completes the three-volume catalog of The Metropolitan Museum of Art's extraordinary number of American portray. quantity I makes a speciality of a huge choice of a few 315 work by means of approximately one hundred twenty artists courting from the early eighteenth century to the mid-nineteenth century. The museum's assortment good points eighteenth-century photographs and background work by means 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 via the founders of the Hudson River college, 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 heritage, and knowledge on provenance.
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