Julius Seyler and the Blackfeet: An Impressionist at Glacier National Park

Julius Seyler and the Blackfeet: An Impressionist at Glacier National Park

by William E. Farr
     
 

German Impressionist artist Julius Seyler had already made a name for himself in Europe when America beckoned. While in St. Paul, Minnesota, he encountered Louis Hill, head of the Great Northern Railroad, who wanted to encourage travel to Montana’s newly created Glacier National Park. To that end, Hill enticed the adventuresome Seyler to visit this majestic

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Overview

German Impressionist artist Julius Seyler had already made a name for himself in Europe when America beckoned. While in St. Paul, Minnesota, he encountered Louis Hill, head of the Great Northern Railroad, who wanted to encourage travel to Montana’s newly created Glacier National Park. To that end, Hill enticed the adventuresome Seyler to visit this majestic landscape and to see the Blackfeet Indians who lived there. This book marks both an appreciation of Seyler’s unique art and a fascinating glimpse into the promotion of a national park in its early years.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780806140148
Publisher:
University of Oklahoma Press
Publication date:
10/05/2009
Series:
Charles M. Russell Center Series on Art and Photography of the American West Series
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
1,041,118
Product dimensions:
9.40(w) x 12.30(h) x 1.20(d)

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