The Artist's Garden: American Impressionism and the Garden Movement

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Inspired by European impressionist paintings of open countryside, private gardens, and urban parks, American artists working in the years between 1887 and 1920 turned their attentions to the new landscapes being created in the fast-changing cities and rapidly emerging suburbs of their own country. Up and down the eastern seaboard, a middle-class idyll was brought to life with the construction of railways, trams, and parkways that connected city centers to commuter suburbs, whose inhabitants increasingly turned to gardening ...

The Artist's Garden: American Impressionism and the Garden Movement 2014, University of Pennsylvania Press, Pennsylvania

ISBN-13: 9780812246650

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