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Lure of the West: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum

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Book News Annotation:

Representing one of eight exhibitions in "Treasures to Go" from the Smithsonian American Art Museum, touring the nation through 2002, this book contains paintings and sculptures from the 1820s through the 1940s, including work by such artists as Charles Bird King, George Catlin, Irving Couse, and Olin Warner. Pastan, a freelance writer and editor of fine art and photography books, provides the commentary.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

These paintings and sculptures by artists who traveled west in the decades following the Lewis and Clark explorations portray the expanding frontier from an array of compelling viewpoints. Artists include Emanuel Leutze, Albert Bierstadt, Thomas Moran, Charles Bird King, and George Catlin. 60 color illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780823001910
Author:
Pastan, Amy
Author:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Author:
National Museum Of American Art
Publisher:
Watson-Guptill Publications in association with the Smithsonian American Art Museum
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Art
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
West (u.s.)
Subject:
Art, modern
Subject:
History - American
Subject:
Art, american
Subject:
Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions - Museum
Subject:
Art history
Subject:
West
Subject:
Subjects & Themes - General
Series:
Treasures from the Smithsonian
Series Volume:
Abt. XI, Bd. 1, K.B
Publication Date:
June 2000
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
9.17x9.26x.49 in. 1.11 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , These paintings and sculptures by artists who traveled west in the decades following the Lewis and Clark explorations portray the expanding frontier from an array of compelling viewpoints. Artists include Emanuel Leutze, Albert Bierstadt, Thomas Moran, Charles Bird King, and George Catlin. 60 color illustrations.
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