American Drawings and Prints: From Benjamin West to Edward by Evan Bates

By Evan Bates

This good-looking retrospective bargains a cheap treasury of approximately a hundred works by means of the nation's top and preferred artists. starting from the colonial period to the early 20th century, it gains drawings by means of nameless people artists in addition to such well-known figures as James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Winslow Homer, Mary Cassatt, Stuart Davis, Rockwell Kent, and Yasuo Kuniyoshi.
Skyscrapers, smokestacks, site visitors, and different urban scenes start the gathering, in a chain of pictures that trap the energy of city lifestyles, together with John Marin's Woolworth Building and Brooklyn Bridge, Joseph Stella's Pittsburgh Winter, and Adolf Dehn's Art Lovers and Artistes’ Café. Lithographs of landscapes and kingdom vignettes characteristic the works of furnish wooden, Thomas Hart Benton, John Steuart Curry, and different famous Regionalists. a chain of photographs incorporates a chalk drawing by way of John Singleton Copley of a nobleman in addition to a examine by means of Thomas Eakins for his masterpiece, The Gross Clinic. The anthology concludes with an beautiful collection of people and myth artwork, encouraged through scenes from mythology, Shakespeare, and the Bible.

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