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 most sensible and hottest artists. starting from the colonial period to the early 20th century, it positive factors drawings via nameless people artists in addition to such recognized 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 commence the gathering, in a series 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 state vignettes function the works of supply wooden, Thomas Hart Benton, John Steuart Curry, and different famous Regionalists. a sequence of graphics incorporates a chalk drawing by means of John Singleton Copley of a nobleman in addition to a research by means of Thomas Eakins for his masterpiece, The Gross Clinic. The anthology concludes with an beautiful number of folks and delusion artwork, encouraged by way of scenes from mythology, Shakespeare, and the Bible.

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