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American impressionism : treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum

by National Museum of American Art (U.S.)

Format: Print Book 2000
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Location Collection Call #
CLP - Main Library Second Floor - Non-fiction ND210.5.I4 N38 2000
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Second Floor - Non-fiction
 
Call Number  ND210.5.I4 N38 2000
 
 
Summary
An exploration of the work of American artists influenced by the light and colour of European Impressionism. As a generation of painters studied abroad and absorbed new approaches to light, palette and composition, their landscapes, cityscapes, figural paintings and still lifes began to exude their own distinct departures from academic styles. It presents works by James McNeill Whistler, Childe Hassam, John Twachtman, Maria Oakey Dewing, William Merritt Chase, Edmund Tarbell, Frank Bensen, Maurice Prendergast and others.
Additional Information
Subjects National Museum of American Art (U.S.) -- Exhibitions.
Impressionism (Art) -- United States -- Exhibitions.
Painting, American -- 19th century -- Exhibitions.
Painting, American -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
Publisher New York : [Washington, D.C.] :Watson-Guptill ;2000
Smithsonian American Art Museum,
Contributors Prelinger, Elizabeth.
Language English
Notes "One of eight exhibitions in Treasures to Go, from the Smithsonian American Art Museum, touring the nation through 2002"--P. [5].
Includes index.
Description 109 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
ISBN 0823001903 (pbk.)
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