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The Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

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Description: Art of the United States, 1750–2000: Primary Sources
When former Union general Ulysses S. Grant was elected president on the Republican ticket in 1868, defeating the sitting Democratic candidate, Andrew Johnson, many hoped that he would be able push through the reforms of Reconstruction ...
PublisherTerra Foundation for American Art
Related print edition pages: pp.160-205
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00199.005
Description: The Anatomy of Nature: Geology and American Landscape Painting, 1825–1875
~IN EARLY JULY 1871 Thomas Moran (1837–1926), a slight, wiry thirty-four year old, alighted from a stagecoach in Virginia City, Montana Territory.Important critical writings on Moran include...
PublisherPrinceton University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.123-145
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00117.010
Description: Discovered Lands, Invented Pasts: Transforming Visions of the American West
In a recent essay Wanda Corn noted that before achieving respectability late in the twentieth century, American art had long suffered as “the impoverished, unwanted stepchild of art history.” Wanda M. Corn, “Coming of Age: Historical...
PublisherYale University Art Gallery
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.1-35
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00038.004
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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