Pacific Northwest Landscape: A Painted History

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The striking landscape of the Pacific Northwest has inspired painters to put brush to canvas ever since the first European explorers sailed into local waters. A continuous, robust, and evolving artistic view of the region is represented in the140 paintings selected for this beautiful book. Never before gathered in a single place, here are Albert Bierstadt, Sydney Laurence, Emily Carr, Mark Tobey, Kenneth Callahan, and George Tsutakawa, among many others-all taking account of the water, sky, mountains, air, and ...

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Overview

The striking landscape of the Pacific Northwest has inspired painters to put brush to canvas ever since the first European explorers sailed into local waters. A continuous, robust, and evolving artistic view of the region is represented in the140 paintings selected for this beautiful book. Never before gathered in a single place, here are Albert Bierstadt, Sydney Laurence, Emily Carr, Mark Tobey, Kenneth Callahan, and George Tsutakawa, among many others-all taking account of the water, sky, mountains, air, and light of the Pacific Northwest. With a probing introduction by Jonathan Raban, this book amounts to a unique and irresistible painted history.

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Landscape painting is a natural American art, and no area evokes it more than the lavish scenes of the Pacific Northwest. This detailed and generously illustrated history of the wide painted vistas of the region is notable for the range of its offerings. Featured artists include Albert Bierstadt, Sydney Laurence, Emily Carr, Mark Tobey, Kenneth Callahan, and George Tsutakawa.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781570612848
  • Publisher: Sasquatch Books
  • Publication date: 9/28/2001
  • Pages: 144
  • Product dimensions: 8.87 (w) x 9.91 (h) x 0.44 (d)

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