ISBN-10:
0691058458
ISBN-13:
9780691058450
Pub. Date:
02/15/1998
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
The Landscape of Belief: Encountering the Holy Land in Nineteenth-Century American Art and Culture

The Landscape of Belief: Encountering the Holy Land in Nineteenth-Century American Art and Culture

by John Davis
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ISBN-13: 9780691058450
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 02/15/1998
Series: Princeton Series in 19th Century Art, Culture, and Society
Edition description: REPRINT
Pages: 286
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

John Davis is Priscilla Paine Van der Poel Associate Professor in Art History at Smith College. He is coauthor of Collections of the National Gallery of Art: American Paintings of the Nineteenth Century.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Introduction3
Ch. 1The American Identification with the Holy Land13
Ch. 2The American Presence in the Holy Land27
Ch. 3Panoramic Imagery in the Early Nineteenth Century53
Ch. 4Landscape, Photography, and Spectacle in the Late Nineteenth Century73
Ch. 5Miner Kellogg, Mount Sinai, and the New Jerusalem Church101
Ch. 6Edward Troye's Holy Land Series: The Flow of Sacred Waters127
Ch. 7James Fairman: The View from Outside149
Ch. 8Frederic Church's Late Career: The Landscape of History168
Epilogue208
Notes219
Select Bibliography: Primary Sources245
Select Bibliography: Secondary Sources249
Index257

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