Nature and culture : American landscape and painting, 1825-1875 (Book, 1980) [WorldCat.org]
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Nature and culture : American landscape and painting, 1825-1875

Author: Barbara Novak
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1980.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Studies the work of the Hudson River School artists, the Luminists and other mid-nineteenth century painters of the American landscape, setting the work of these artists into the broadest cultural context."--Amazon.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Novak, Barbara.
Nature and culture.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1980
(OCoLC)568725459
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Novak
ISBN: 0195026063 9780195026061 0195029356 9780195029352
OCLC Number: 4775910
Description: x, 323 pages, 4 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction: the nationalist garden and the holy book --
Grand opera and the still small voice --
Sound and silence: changing concepts of the sublime --
The geological timetable: rocks --
The meteorological vision: clouds --
The organic foreground: plants --
The primal vision: expeditions --
Man's traces: axe, train, figure --
Arcady revisited: Americans in Italy --
America and Europe: Influence and affinity.
Responsibility: Barbara Novak.

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"Studies the work of the Hudson River School artists, the Luminists and other mid-nineteenth century painters of the American landscape, setting the work of these artists into the broadest cultural context."--Amazon.

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