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Title American icons : transatlantic perspectives on eighteenth- and nineteenth-century American art / edited by Thomas W. Gaehtgens and Heinz Ickstadt
Published Santa Monica, Calif. : Getty Center for the History of Art and Humanities : [Chicago : Distributed by the University of Chicago Press], c1992
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Description 1 online resource (360 p.) : ill
Series Issues & debates
Issues & debates.
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Contents American genesis : the landing of Christopher Columbus / Barbara Groseclose -- Copley, West, and the tradition of European high art / Werner Busch -- Self, time, and object in American art : Copley, Lane, and Homer / Barbara Novak -- Romantic landscape painting in America : history as nature, nature as history / Martin Christadler -- Inventing the myth of the American frontier : Bingham's images of fur traders and flatboatmen as symbols of the expanding nation / Françoise Forster-Hahn -- Fictions of nationhood : Leutze's pursusit of an American history painting in Düsseldorf / Barbara Gaehtgens -- Kindred spirits : notes on Swiss and American painting of the nineteenth century / William Hauptman -- Strategies of recognition : the conditioning of the American artist between marginality and fame / Ursula Frohne
Winslow Homer's national style / Nicolai Cikovsky, Jr. -- The senses of illusion / Olaf Hansen -- Resisting modernism : American painting in the culture of conflict / Kathleen Pyne
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Painting, American -- 18th century
Painting, American -- 19th century.
Nationalism and art -- United States
Form Electronic book
Author Gaehtgens, Thomas W., 1940-
Ickstadt, Heinz.
J. Paul Getty Center for the History of Art and the Humanities.