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The Oxbow (The Connecticut River near Northampton)

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Description: Art of the United States, 1750–2000: Primary Sources
American historians refer to the period of the late 1820s to about 1850 as the Jacksonian Era, a way of indicating the importance of the polarizing figure of Andrew Jackson, president from 1829 to 1837, in nearly every aspect of politics, culture, and society in the United States during these years. Jackson was a leader like no other the young nation had seen. The first six presidents had all been...
PublisherTerra Foundation for American Art
Related print edition pages: pp.60-103
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00199.003
Description: Discovered Lands, Invented Pasts: Transforming Visions of the American West
Among the most famous images of western American art—so famous that many no doubt regard it as a cliché—is Emanuel Leutze’s mural of migrating pioneers, which decorates the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C. An equally famous (and equally...
PublisherYale University Art Gallery
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.37-86
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00038.005
Description: Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness: American Art from the Yale University...
In the fall of 1773, James Boswell and Dr. Samuel Johnson embarked on a tour to the Hebrides in Scotland. On their way they spent two days at Armadale on the Isle of Skye, waiting for a favorable wind for their vessel to carry them northward. While at Armadale, Boswell wrote:
PublisherYale University Art Gallery
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.163-187
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00075.013

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