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America : the New World in 19th-century painting /

edited by Stephan Koja ; with contributions by Nicolai Cikovsky, Jr. [and others].

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Names: Koja, Stephan. | Cikovsky, Nicolai,
Published: Munich ; Prestel, ©1999.
Topics: Painting, American - 19th century - Exhibitions. | Painting, American. | Painting, Modern - United States - 19th century. | Vienne - Expositions - 1999. | Peinture américaine - Expositions. | Peinture américaine - 19e siècle - Expositions. | États-Unis dans l'art - Expositions. | Schilderkunst. | Kunstschilders. | Peinture moderne - 19e siècle - États-Unis - Catalogues d'exposition.
Regions: United States - In art - Exhibitions. | États-Unis - Dans l'art - Catalogues d'exposition.
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Physical Description: 296 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 31 cm
Includes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 3791320882 (English ed.)
9783791320885 (English ed.)
3791320513 (German ed.)
9783791320519 (German ed.)
Review: "A specifically American form of art emerged in the nineteenth century that was much more than just a reflection of European developments or stylistic trends. It was a period during which noteworthy local traditions were brought to light, and this is reflected in the selection of landscapes, portraits, and genre paintings contained in this volume, with a plate section including 146 works by 43 artists." "The works provide a comprehensive survey of American painting spanning more than one hundred years, from the close of the eighteenth century until World War I. In the context of their genre, these works demonstrate both the continuity and the breaks in the development of nineteenth-century American art and question the established art-historical narrative of American painting."--Jacket.
Notes: Published on the occasion of an exhibition held at the Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, Vienna, Mar. 17-June 20, 1999.
Other Names: Koja, Stephan.
Cikovsky, Nicolai, Jr., 1933-2016.
Österreichische Galerie Belvedere.
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More Details for: America : the New World in 19th-century