Andrew McClellan
McClellan, Andrew
McClellan, Andrew
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Description: Samuel F. B. Morse’s Gallery of the Louvre and the Art of Invention
~AS MORSE SAILED HOME from France in 1832, his large painting of the Louvre rolled up in storage belowdecks, he alternated between confidence and despair about the prospects of the fine arts in America. Despite a career marked to that point mostly by professional frustration and meager patronage, he hoped his arresting image of the Louvre would break through...
PublisherTerra Foundation for American Art
Related print edition pages: pp.35-44