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Kindred Spirits

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Description: Kindred Spirits
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Description: Colonization, Wilderness, and Spaces Between: Nineteenth-Century Landscape Painting...
~The tremendous and ongoing popularity of representations of non-Indigenous hunters in both the United States and Australia first arose in the early and late decades of the nineteenth century, respectively. These images ranged from small narrative vignettes in the margins of wilderness landscapes to sporting scenes proper featuring...
PublisherTerra Foundation for American Art
Related print edition pages: pp.70-86
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00293.4
Description: Picturing the Americas: Landscape Painting from Tierra del Fuego to the Arctic
~~OVERVIEW
Centuries of extraction—of fur, timber, fish, precious metals and minerals, rubber, guano and an array of staple agricultural crops such as tobacco, sugar, coffee, cotton and cacao—had by 1800 left their mark on the physical landscape of the Americas...
PublisherTerra Foundation for American Art
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.132-177
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00273.005
Description: Art of the United States, 1750–2000: Primary Sources
The decade of the 1850s was, for many, a period of a satisfying coming of age. The Industrial Revolution, which had developed in the United States a bit later than in England, had matured, and the nation was on its way to being a global economic presence (despite a financial depression in 1857). The Gadsden Purchase in 1853 transferred Mexican land (this time without going to war) to the US...
PublisherTerra Foundation for American Art
Related print edition pages: pp.108-155
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00199.004
Description: Frederic Church: The Art and Science of Detail
Frederic Church left the United States for a six-month sketching tour of Jamaica in April 1865. Although the artist created a voluminous portfolio of studies, he produced only one major canvas from...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.123-145
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00051.008
Description: Picturing a Nation: Art and Social Change in Nineteenth-Century America
~~Before we, too, abandon Ariadne on her desert isle, let us pause to consider her as the foundation of nineteenth-century American landscape painting. The future wife of Bacchus, nature god of wine and revelry, Ariadne, in all her sumptuous availability, is the trope of bountiful America ready for the taking. Such availability, in...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.55-105
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00093.005

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