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Lure of the West: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museumby Amy Pastan
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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.
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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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