The Artist's Mount Desert: American Painters on the Maine Coast

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In a panoramic narrative John Wilmerding has brought together individual studies of the artists who painted Mount Desert Island off the Maine coast in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Wilmerding demonstrates that Mount Desert has had an enduring appeal for artists and visitors, much like other great sites of national geography, such as Yosemite, Yellowstone, and Niagara Falls. This coastal region of the northeast captured the imaginations of several generations of American painters, and each generation attached ...

The Artist's Mount Desert: American Painters on the Maine Coast 1995, Princeton University Press

ISBN-13: 9780691037509

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The Artist's Mount Desert: American Painters on the Maine Coast 1994, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691034584

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