This publication accompanies a major exhibition organized by the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, Connecticut, and the National Gallery of Australia. It features some fifty American and fifty Australian landscape paintings produced during the period when landscape became the focus for artists in both countries.In both traditions landscapes trace ...
This publication accompanies a major exhibition organized by the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, Connecticut, and the National Gallery of Australia. It features some fifty American and fifty Australian landscape paintings produced during the period when landscape became the focus for artists in both countries.In both traditions landscapes trace the ever-changing complexities of bringing what is known to the experience of the unknown, exploring the profound relationship that we have with the land on which we live. Many of America's finest landscape painters are represented, including Frederic Church, Thomas Cole, Albert Bierstadt, Winslow Homer, and William Merritt Chase. Australian artists include Joseph Lyatt, Augustus Earle, John Glover, Eugene von Guerard, Louis Buvelot, and Arthur Streeton, among others.
Very Good in Very Good jacket. 9 1/2 x 12. 272 page hardcover with many illustrations. The book was made to accompany an exhibition New Worlds from Old: 19th Century Australian & American Landscapes. The exhibit was at the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, CT. Dust jacket is bright, complete and clean. Green board exterior with title on spine in gold. Interior is unmarked, tight and clean.
Very Good in J Very Good jacket. 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall First edition , fine condition with very good dustjacket that has short closed tear to upper edge of rear panel, no paper loss. Otherwise looks and feels new, no names or other markings, dustjacket in mylar protector.
As New (1 copy with gallery ex-lib. sticker on lower spine and gallery owner's stamp on title page). Green cloth with color illustrated dustjacket. 271 pp. 59 bw, 128 color plates. Illustrated and annotated catalogue of 123 works, with essays and literature. Includes four essays on the Australian and American experience as portrayed by landscape artists, biographies, and three appendices: "Index of Works in the Exhibition, "Cultural, Social and Historical Events 1770-1901", and "Maps: Australia and United States of America". Gorgeous illustrations are scattered throughout the catalogue. A stunning exhibiton. This is a HARDCOVER EDITION of this book, even if the ISBN says softcover.
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