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Frederic Edwin Church: Romantic Landscapes and Seascapes
     

Frederic Edwin Church: Romantic Landscapes and Seascapes

by Gerald L. Carr
 
Published to accompany a major exhibition of notable landscapes and seascapes by Frederic Edwin Church (1826–1900), this catalogue offers a rich sampling of the artist’s five decades of creative production.Reproduced here in full color, the works constitute a veritable travelogue of the places Church visited over the course of his illustrious career,

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Published to accompany a major exhibition of notable landscapes and seascapes by Frederic Edwin Church (1826–1900), this catalogue offers a rich sampling of the artist’s five decades of creative production.Reproduced here in full color, the works constitute a veritable travelogue of the places Church visited over the course of his illustrious career, including much of New York State and New England, Labrador, Central and South America, Greece, Turkey, and the Holy Land.

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"...transcends the status of museum catalog..."—Northeast Antiques

"If you like Frederic Church or the Hudson River School of painting, this exhibition is a must-see experience. If cannot attend the exhibition, then reading the book and looking at the color plates in it will be the next best thing. It is loaded with color plates, 112 of them that are done in an achingly sharp, high-quality manner. While the illustrations are praiseworthy, it is the paintings themselves and Carr's essays that make the book truly noteworthy."—Schenectady Gazette

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780974162171
Publisher:
Adelson Galleries, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/02/2008
Pages:
136
Product dimensions:
9.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

GERALD L. CARR, Ph. D., head of the Frederic Edwin Church Catalogue Raisonné Project, has contributed three illuminating essays that provide fascinating and essential historical background for understanding the works in the context of the development of nineteenth-century art and its nascent market.

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