American Drawings and Prints: From Benjamin West to Edward - download pdf or read online

By Evan Bates

ISBN-10: 0486448347

ISBN-13: 9780486448343

This good-looking retrospective deals a reasonable treasury of approximately a hundred works by way of the nation's top and hottest artists. starting from the colonial period to the early 20th century, it gains drawings through nameless people 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 chain of pictures that trap the power of city lifestyles, 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 sequence of snap shots contains a chalk drawing via John Singleton Copley of a nobleman in addition to a learn through Thomas Eakins for his masterpiece, The Gross Clinic. The anthology concludes with an beautiful number of folks and fable paintings, encouraged through scenes from mythology, Shakespeare, and the Bible.

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