Mauro in America: An Italian Artist Visits the New World

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In 1816, Italian artist Mauro Gandolfi arrived in New York, eager to establish himself in America and to witness the workings of the young nation's democratic society. Perpetually amazed and astonished by his experiences, Gandolfi kept extensive notes on the customs, people and quirks of behaviour he observed in New York and Philadelphia. His vivid account of his stay in the United States is published here, accompanied by an introduction and numerous illustrations that include examples of Gandolfi's own work and ...

Mauro in America: An Italian Artist Visits the New World 2003, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300092219

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