This volume, the first printed catalog of the holdings of American drawings, watercolors, pastels, and collages of the Corcoran Gallery of Art, documents 1,784 works by 645 artists.
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American Light makes a fresh and comprehensive examination of the culminating phase of Hudson River painting, now commonly called luminism.
This systematic catalogue covers the collection of American naive paintings at the National Gallery of Art, a collection of more than 300 works primarily originating in the northeastern United States during the 19th century.
American Masters, which accompanied an exhibition at the National Gallery of Art, is the first book to present and document the important collection of American art assembled by the scholar and professor John Wilmerding.
This volume of the series of systematic catalogues that describe the collections of the National Gallery of Art contains entries on paintings by trained artists who were born or worked in the United States in the 18th and early 19th century and whose earliest work in the collection was painted before 1800.
This volume, the first of two on the 19th-century American paintings in the National Gallery of Art, documents works by some of America’s most famous artists and includes results from technical examinations by the scientific research department.
This second of two volumes devoted to 19th-century American paintings at the National Gallery of Art includes works by Gari Melchers through Alexander Helwig Wyant.
This catalog marked the 40th anniversary of the Shelburne Museum, founded in 1947 by Electra Havemeyer Webb with her collection of American folk art.
This catalog accompanied an exhibition presenting approximately 150 works, all acquired during the last decade of the 20th century, that survey the last five centuries of European and American art.
This catalog is the first of two volumes that provide the first modern documentation of the collection of American paintings owned by the Corcoran Gallery of Art.
This catalog is the second of two volumes that provide the first modern documentation of the collection of American paintings owned by the Corcoran Gallery of Art.
This catalog includes 140 drawings from the Gallery’s collection created between the years 1900 and 2000: those works that build on convention as well as those that defy it.
Documenting the 524 American paintings that were part of the collection of the Corcoran Gallery of Art, this catalog provides in-depth research and scholarship, as well as an introduction examining the Corcoran’s history of collecting these iconic works of American art.
This scholarly apparatus provides in-depth research and documentation for each of the 102 paintings highlighted in the accompanying volume Corcoran Gallery of Art: American Paintings to 1945.
This publication celebrated the 60th anniversary in 2002 of the acquisition by the National Gallery of Art of the Index of American Design, a collection of more than 18,000 watercolor renderings of American folk, popular, and decorative art.
This catalog, which marked the bicentennial of our nation’s founding in 1776, takes as its focus the author of the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson, and provides an aesthetic biography of this Founding Father and his commitment to the arts and intellectual life of his time.
This catalog accompanied a major exhibition that celebrated nearly 100 years of the Corcoran Gallery of Art biennial of contemporary American painting, examining those works the institution acquired from these shows.
This catalog accompanied a major exhibition devoted to the work of Frederic Edwin Church, marking the first time this great American artist’s most significant paintings appeared together.
This catalog includes three insightful essays discussing Remington’s series of 70 nocturnes within the literary, historic, aesthetic, and technological context of his time, as well as large reproductions of these stunning paintings, excerpts from Remington’s personal diaries and letters, and commentary from contemporary critics.
Important Information Inside moves beyond the biographical and historical facts to examine one of America’s most intriguing still-life painters, John F. Peto, within the complex artistic and intellectual context of the late 19th century.
This catalog accompanied a comprehensive exhibition of the paintings of Fitz Hugh Lane and includes a chronology and essays on Lane’s views of Cape Ann, the Boston Harbor, and Mount Desert, as well as his depictions of vessels and an examination of his time in Maine with Frederic Edwin Church.
This catalog examines—within a familial and cultural context—Raphaelle Peale’s decision to paint still lifes at a time when such subject matter was regarded as a secondary artistic concern.
With more than 180 illustrations and an illuminating essay by Bruce Robertson, this catalog demonstrates the Ebsworth Collection’s rich and varied look at modern American art.