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The Aegean Sea

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Description: The Landscape of Belief: Encountering the Holy Land in Nineteenth-Century American...
~While Frederic Edwin Church was by no means the first American artist to travel to the Holy Land in the nineteenth century, he was certainly the best known. In contrast to Kellogg, Troye, and Fairman, Church left for the Fertile Crescent with an established reputation (in both...
PublisherPrinceton University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.168-207
Description: Frederic Church: The Art and Science of Detail
As he painted Vale of St. Thomas, Jamaica, Church began planning his next major trip. Rather than an exploration of the tropics or the Arctic, the artist chose a more well-traveled itinerary for himself, his wife, and their new baby, with time in Paris and London followed by a longer stay in the Middle East during the winter and spring of 1868. With his family settled in Beirut,...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.147-163

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